Ambloplites constellatus Cashner & Suttkus, 1977
Ozark bass
Ambloplites constellatus
photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

Family:  Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Max. size:  27.9 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 450.0 g
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  North America: occurs only in White River drainage in Missouri and Arkansas, USA. Transplanted in other streams in Missouri and Arkansas, but no evidence of establishment.
Biology:  Inhabits clear rocky pools and creeks and small to medium rivers, usually near stream bank, large boulders or brush.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 October 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 10.03.02
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 02.06.94

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