Freshwater Fishes of North Carolina
Lepomis auritus - Redbreast Sunfish
Members of Lepomis
Family:
Centrarchidae
S Rank:
S5
G Rank:
G5
State Status:
US Status: Comments:
Photo source: Fishes of North Carolina -- ncfishes.comGBIF Global Distribution
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
                    
99 Counties
CountyNumber of Records
Alamance40
Alexander34
Alleghany17
Anson38
Ashe12
Avery12
Beaufort3
Bertie41
Bladen33
Brunswick37
Buncombe85
Burke95
Cabarrus65
Caldwell78
Camden3
Carteret7
Caswell36
Catawba23
Chatham129
Cherokee29
Chowan90
Clay10
Cleveland56
Columbus48
Craven17
Cumberland37
Currituck1
Dare2
Davidson36
Davie21
Duplin26
Durham73
Edgecombe26
Forsyth24
Franklin42
Gaston47
Gates15
Graham2
Granville84
Greene15
Guilford99
Halifax26
Harnett54
Haywood39
Henderson47
Hertford129
Hoke17
Iredell43
Jackson34
Johnston57
Jones40
Lee14
Lenoir43
Lincoln39
Macon60
Madison32
Martin1
McDowell68
Mecklenburg66
Mitchell11
Montgomery93
Moore109
Nash29
New Hanover23
Northampton18
Onslow12
Orange117
Pamlico1
Pasquotank2
Pender47
Perquimans31
Person32
Pitt45
Polk43
Randolph88
Richmond63
Robeson30
Rockingham61
Rowan33
Rutherford77
Sampson39
Scotland8
Stanly47
Stokes85
Surry53
Swain3
Transylvania32
Tyrrell25
Union64
Vance15
Wake181
Warren33
Washington18
Watauga24
Wayne28
Wilkes66
Wilson23
Yadkin13
Yancey13
  4,132 Records
CountyNumber of Records
Wake181
Chatham129
Hertford129
Orange117
Moore109
Guilford99
Burke95
Montgomery93
Chowan90
Randolph88
Stokes85
Buncombe85
Granville84
Caldwell78
Rutherford77
Durham73
McDowell68
Mecklenburg66
Wilkes66
Cabarrus65
Union64
Richmond63
Rockingham61
Macon60
Johnston57
Cleveland56
Harnett54
Surry53
Columbus48
Gaston47
Pender47
Henderson47
Stanly47
Pitt45
Polk43
Lenoir43
Iredell43
Franklin42
Bertie41
Jones40
Alamance40
Haywood39
Lincoln39
Sampson39
Anson38
Cumberland37
Brunswick37
Davidson36
Caswell36
Alexander34
Jackson34
Bladen33
Warren33
Rowan33
Person32
Madison32
Transylvania32
Perquimans31
Robeson30
Cherokee29
Nash29
Wayne28
Duplin26
Edgecombe26
Halifax26
Tyrrell25
Forsyth24
Watauga24
Catawba23
Wilson23
New Hanover23
Davie21
Washington18
Northampton18
Hoke17
Craven17
Alleghany17
Vance15
Greene15
Gates15
Lee14
Yancey13
Yadkin13
Avery12
Ashe12
Onslow12
Mitchell11
Clay10
Scotland8
Carteret7
Camden3
Swain3
Beaufort3
Graham2
Pasquotank2
Dare2
Currituck1
Pamlico1
Martin1
  Basin Summary
BasinBasin Status
1 AlbemarleX - Native species
2 BroadX - Native species
3 ChowanX - Native species
4 Cape FearX - Native species
5 CatawbaX - Native species
6 French BroadI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
7 HiwasseeI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
8 LumberX - Native species
9 Little TennesseeI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
10 NeuseX - Native species
11 NewI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
12 NolichuckyI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
13 PigeonI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
14 RoanokeX - Native species
15 SavannahX - Native species
16 ShallotteX - Native species
17 TarX - Native species
18 WaccamawX - Native species
19 WataugaI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
20 While OakX - Native species
21 YadkinX - Native species