|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Centrarchidae||Ambloplites cavifrons||Cope||1868||Roanoke Bass|
Unique Characters: Cheek naked or partially scaled. Anal fin not edged with black. Many gold to white iridescent spots on upper side and head of the adult. Lateral profile over eyes usually concave.
Rock Bass Ambloplites rupestris. Cheek completely scaled. Anal fin edged with black. No iridescent spots on upper side or head. Lateral profile over eyes usually straight.