Everglades Pygmy Sunfish (Elassoma evergladei)


The Everglades Pygmy Sunfish occurs in Gulf and Atlantic coast drainages from Alabama to North Carolina. As the common name implies, Everglades Pygmy Sunfish have a maximum size of just over one inch and have a lifespan of one year. They are found in vegetated habitats in sloughs and backwaters that are typical of the Everglades.

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