Aplodinotus grunniens

Freshwater Drum – Aplodinotus grunniens
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FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
SciaenidaeAplodinotus grunniensRafinesque1819Freshwater Drum

Aplodinotus grunniens

Unique Characters: Strongly arched, silver body. Short first dorsal fin, longer second dorsal fin. Lateral line extends to end of caudal fin. Historically restricted to lower French Broad River in Madison County; now found in Kerr Lake and downstream in the Roanoke River.

Similar Species:  None.

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