The Warmouth Sunfish

Picture is courtesy of Texas Parks & Wildlife


This website is to inform about the Lepomis gulosus, also known as the Warmouth Sunfish.  The Lepomis gulosus, and other species in the family Centrarchidae, can be found in the Mississippi River basin (Avise 1977).  While conservation of the Warmouth varies by location, according to the Nature Reserve status in Wisconsin is “Apparently Secure.”  A map can be found at the Nature Reserve website here.

In this website, the Warmouth’s Classification, Habitat, Nutrition, Reproduction, and Form & Function are explored. Those seeking additional information can visit the Reference page. Pictures used throughout the website can be found in the Gallery.

Picture is courtesy of Texas Parks & Wildlife.