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Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus, including the largemouth and smallmouth bass.
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(Animals) any of several predatory North American percoid freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus: family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
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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
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