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Enneacanthus obesus (diamond sunfish; little sunfish; Banded sunfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The banded sunfish (Enneacanthus obesus) is a freshwater fish of the family, Centrarchidae. They can grow to 2–3 in long.
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Adult Length [1]  3.937 inches (10 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  In a nest
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Polyphils
Brood Guarder [1]  Yes
Litter Size [1]  1,400
Maximum Longevity [1]  6 years
Diet [2]  Omnivore
Female Maturity [1]  1 year

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0