Rock Bass

Ambloplites rupestris

Summary 2

The rock bass (Ambloplites rupestris), also known as the rock perch, goggle-eye, red eye, is a fresh water fish native to east-central North America. This red eyed creature is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes and can be distinguished from other similar species by the six spines in the anal fin (other sunfish have only three anal fin spines).

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Mike V.A. Burrell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://inaturalist.ca/photos/8363555
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambloplites_rupestris

More Info

iNat Map