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black bass

 (băs)
n.
Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus, including the largemouth and smallmouth bass.

black bass

(bæs)
n
(Animals) any of several predatory North American percoid freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus: family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)

black′ bass′

(bæs)
n.
any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black bass - bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United Statesblack 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
genus Micropterus, Micropterus - American freshwater black basses
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
largemouth black bass, largemouthed bass, largemouthed black bass, Micropterus salmoides, largemouth, largemouth bass - a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye
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He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
Here were old friends aboard, who fried my black bass in olive oil.
I think as a group we caught roughly 1,500 pounds of fish: halibut, black bass, king and silver salmon.
It will examine the ecology and biology of Black Bass sport-fish resources and devise protocols to maximise long-term industry viability.
Ce lac, qui compte des oiseaux, tels que le colvert, le canard et la poule d'eau, est caracterise par la qualite de son microclimat, renfermant une gamme variee de poissons, dont le gardon, la carpe argentee, le black bass.
My custom built 1964 maple aged Rickenbacker 4001s black bass Rickenbacker built to my specifications
The Cairngorms crowd the northern horizon: eastwards, the golden fringe of Fife and Largo Law then the blue waters of the Firth of Forth, and the black Bass Rock.
Northern pike is a coolwater species and would not be expected to occur this far south naturally, while spotted bass would be the native black bass occurring in the Anderson River watershed (Simon 1997).
The largemouth bass (Micopterous salmoides) is a sub-species of black bass and is native to North America.
Slam because each species of black bass is described and illustrated.
More desirable species, like perch, black bass and pike, were notable for their absence or scarcity.