SPECIES ID / Freshwater Fish of the Fraser Valley Bass/Sunfish Family (Centrarchidae) All are introduced to British Columbia Native to eastern North America Species from this family were found in the Pacific Northwest prior to glaciation. In generally prefer slow-moving, warm water. Identification Tips: two dorsal fins, large coarse scales, no adipose fin spines in dorsal, anal and pelvic fins pelvic fins positioned well forward on the body body laterally compressed (narrow and tall) Black Crappie Largemouth Bass Pumpkinseed Smallmouth Bass –––––– Primary Information Source: McPhail, J.D. 2007. The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia. University of Alberta Press. Edmonton, Alberta.