Ambloplites cavifrons Cope, 1868
Roanoke bass
photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

Family:  Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Max. size:  36 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 620.0 g
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Chowan, Roanoke, Tar and Neuse River drainages in Virginia and North Carolina, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in rocky and sandy pools of creeks and small to medium rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 October 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 02.05.94

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