Food, age, growth, and morphology of the blackbanded sunfish, Enneacanthus c. chaetodon , in Smithville Pond, Maryland

@article{Schwartz1961FoodAG,
  title={Food, age, growth, and morphology of the blackbanded sunfish, Enneacanthus c. chaetodon , in Smithville Pond, Maryland},
  author={F. J. Schwartz},
  journal={Chesapeake Science},
  year={1961},
  volume={2},
  pages={82-88}
}
  • F. J. Schwartz
  • Published 1961
  • Biology
  • Chesapeake Science
  • A total of 322 specimens of the blackbanded sunfishEnneacanthus c. chaetodon, was collected during two separate drainings of Smithville Pond, on the Coastal Plain, Caroline County, Maryland. Ninety, 30 from the November 1955 and 60 from the July 1958 samples, were examined to ascertain age, growth body proportions, food and sexual dimorphism. Body proportions approached those noted for the recently described southern subspeciesE. c. elizabethae. No morphological or growth differences were found… CONTINUE READING
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