Bluegill Fun Facts!
The Florida Bluegill has many nicknames including bream, sun perch, and copperhead.
Bluegills have many nicknames because of their varying coloration and features.
They get the name Bluegill because of the black spot that appears on their gill cover.
The Bluegill is a very common species in Florida’s freshwater ponds and rivers.
Fishermen love the Florida Bluegill because they are prey for many of Florida’s game fish!