Ambloplites ariommus

Ambloplites ariommus (Source)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea
Familia: Centrarchidae
Genus: Ambloplites
Species: Ambloplites ariommus


Ambloplites ariommus (Viosca, 1936)


* Ambloplites ariommus Report on ITIS

Vernacular Name
English: Shadow Bass
Lietuvių: Tamsusis akmenyninis ešerys


The shadow bass (Ambloplites ariommus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Georgia.

A. ariommus reaches a maximum recorded overall length of 30 cm (12 in) and a maximum recorded weight of 820 g (1.8 lb).

The shadow bass prefers vegetated stream and river pools. Fisherman in the Ozarks and the South typically and collectively refer to Shadow Bass, Rock Bass, Warmouth and Ozark Bass as "Goggle Eye." Shadow Bass are caught with the same baits used for panfish: worms, minnows, crayfish, spinner baits, jigs, soft baits, poppers and wet flies.


* FishBase: Ambloplites ariommus
* Ambloplites ariommus (TSN 168099). Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

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