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Noun1.centrarchid - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
crappie - small sunfishes of central United States rivers
freshwater bream, bream - any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
Lepomis gibbosus, pumpkinseed - small brilliantly colored North American sunfish
Ambloplites rupestris, rock sunfish, rock bass - game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes
black bass - widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
sunfish - the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae
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Multispecies hybridization among native and introduced Centrarchid basses in Texas.
Mortality of centrarchid fishes in the Potomac drainage: survey results and overview of potential contributing factors.
National Symposium on the Biology and Management of the Centrarchid Basses, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 3-6 February 1975.
Species richness and Centrarchid abundance in littoral habitats of three southern U.
Evaluation of injectable fluorescent tags for marking centrarchid fishes: retention rate and effects on vulnerability to predation.
To find out, the researchers examined museum specimens representing 29 species of centrarchid fishes.
The black-spot (Uvulifer ambloplitis; Trematoda: Strigeoidea) of Centrarchid fishes.
Life history data on Centrarchid fishes of the United States and Canada.
The presence of the white sucker and centrarchid indicate the presence of a permanent body of water with enough available oxygen to support these particular fishes.