Please add Red spotted or eastern spotted sunfish,

Common Name: 
Red spotted or eastern spotted sunfish
Main Photo: 
Additional Photos: 
this looks like a spotted sunfish but I don't see any pictures when I do a search of a spotted sunfish with a blue eye. Creek near Wing, Alabama (southern border of Alabama) on a mealworm.
Species Assigned: 
Sunfish, Redspotted
Adult Size : 
Proposed Species Group: 
Region Caught: 
North America
Closed Without Identification: 


FishNerd's picture

I don't have as much experience with the eastern spotted sunfish and western spotted sunfish (redspotted) but I think of Alabama as being in the redspotted range.

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Corey's picture

I'm thinking redspotted - tough to tell, though.