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

Size

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

Where it is found

Range

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

Similar fish

Updated: May 13, 2021
Published: July 18, 2014