black bass(redirected from Black basses)
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Related to Black basses: Micropterus
Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus, including the largemouth and smallmouth bass.
(Animals) any of several predatory North American percoid freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus: family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus.
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|Noun||1.||black bass - bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States|
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
|2.||black bass - widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)|
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth, smallmouth black bass, smallmouthed bass, smallmouthed black bass, smallmouth bass - a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye