What it looks like

  • no "whiskers"
  • short but deep anal fin

Size

  • length: 46-61 centimeters (18-24 inches)

Similar fish

Where it's found

Range

  • primarily in southern Ontario

Habitat

  • swampy, vegetated bays of warm lakes and rivers

Photos/images

Species illustration (Illustration Credit: U.S. Wildlife Service)

Updated: May 17, 2021
Published: July 18, 2014