What it looks like

  • white mouth and gums
  • few large, black spots on gill cover
  • no spots on tail
  • leading ray on anal fin extends the length of the fin
  • long, narrow caudal peduncle
  • dark-coloured pectoral fins


length: 25-70 centimetres (10-28 inches)

Where it is found


Reintroduced to Lake Ontario; occasionally in upper Great Lakes and some tributaries, and Trout Lake near North Bay.

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