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White crappie

Pomoxis annularis

Rafinesque, 1818

white crappie Species Photo


Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrarchidae
Alternate Names: papermouth, specks, speckled perch



white crappie Region Map


The white crappie is considered introduced to Atlantic and Gulf slope drainages of Georgia; it is considered native to the Coosa and Tennessee drainages.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Tallapoosa, Chattahoochee, Flint, Ocmulgee, Oconee, and Savannah River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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