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Family: Elassomatidae Pygmy sunfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Elassoma alabamae Spring pygmy sunfish North America 1993
Elassoma boehlkei Carolina pygmy sunfish North America 3.3 TL 1987
Elassoma evergladei Everglades pygmy sunfish North America 3.4 TL 1884
Elassoma gilberti Pygmy sunfish North America 2.5 SL 2009
Elassoma okatie Bluebarred pygmy sunfish North America 3.4 TL 1987
Elassoma okefenokee Okefenokee pygmy sunfish North America 3.4 TL 1956
Elassoma zonatum Banded pygmy sunfish North America 4.7 TL 1877



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