Information from "An Annotated Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Swaziland", E.J. Hyslop, 1994, updated with information from Richard Boycott, 2006, incorporating information from the 2002-2003 fishes survey.
Nomenclature as per FishBase as at 05 July 2008. Images from South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. Updated 05 July 2008 to include images and links.
Swaziland's Fishes Checklist
Lepomis macrochirus (Rafinesque, 1819)
Centrarhidae (Black basses and sunfishes)
Introduced in 1939 and reported established in 1940 (Clay 1972). No records in subsequent survey (Clay 1976) and current investigations failed to locate specimens. Presumed extinct.
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More information on this species on Fishbase.org
Synonyms include name changes as well as re-identified species, previously quoted in Hyslop, 1994.
Nomenclature as per FishBase as at 05 July 2008.
Updated 05 July 2008 to include images and links.
Bills, R., Boycott, R., Fakudze, M., Khumalo, N., Msibi, J., Scott, L., Terry, S. and Tweddle, D. 2004. Fish and Fisheries Survey of Swaziland (2002 - 2003). Investigational Report No. 70. South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. Grahamstown. South Africa.
Hyslop, E. J. 1994. An Annotated Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Swaziland The Conservation Trust of Swaziland.