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Gulf coast pygmy sunfish

Elassoma gilberti

Snelson, Krabbenhoft, and Quattro 2009

Gulf coast pygmy sunfish Species Photo


Order: Perciformes
Family: Elassomatidae
Alternate Names:



Gulf coast pygmy sunfish Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Flint and Ochlockonee River Basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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DNR Species Conservation Status Map

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