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Shoal bass

Micropterus cataractae

Williams & Burgess, 1999

shoal bass Species Photo


Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrarchidae
Alternate Names:



shoal bass Region Map


Ocmulgee population is introduced.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Chattahoochee, Flint and Ocmulgee River systems.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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DNR Species Conservation Status Map

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