Please add Red spotted or eastern spotted sunfish,

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Red spotted or eastern spotted sunfish
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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.

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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.