spotted sunfish


noun

a sunfish, Lepomis punctatus, inhabiting streams from South Carolina to Florida, having the body marked with longitudinal rows of spots.

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Also called stumpknocker.

Origin of spotted sunfish

First recorded in 1880–85
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