Everglades Pygmy Sunfish (Elassoma evergladei)

Description: 

The Everglades Pygmy Sunfish occurs in Atlantic and Gulf coastal drainages from North Carolina to Alabama. As its common name implies, the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish has a maximum size of just over one inch and has a lifespan of one year. While this species is found outside of the Everglades, it prefers vegetated habitats found in sloughs and backwaters.