From the Great Lakes of North America
The Pumpkinseed is a small fish belonging to the colourful Centrarchidae family. Originally from the North American Great Lakes, they were introduced into France by accident in around 1877. They are considered a pest because they eat eggs and young fish, and reproduce abundantly.
- Average size: 10 cm
- Average weight: 150 g
- IUCN red list status: Least concern (LC)