Freshwater drum have a deep oval-shaped body with a high arched back. The back is gray, sides are silvery, and the belly is pale; the tail is rounded. It has a shape similar to buffalo and carp, but it has a rounded tail fin, smaller scales, and a larger mouth.
Scientific Name: Aplodinotus grunniens
Adult size: 11-25 inches
Distribution: Found in the Coosa and Tennessee River basins
Current State Record Information: No current state record
Image: Duane Raver/USFWS
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