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black bass at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of about six species (genus Micropterus) of slender freshwater fishes of the sunfish family; found in E N. America. Two, the largemouth and smallmouth black basses, have been introduced into other countries and are prized as hard-fighting game fishes. Black basses are larger and longer-bodied than sunfishes and more predatory. The largemouth bass may grow to 32 in. (80 cm) long and weigh 22 lbs (10 kg); it lives in quiet weedy lakes and streams. The smallmouth bass, which usually grows to 5-6 lbs (2-3 kg), inhabits clear, cool lakes and running streams.

Black bass at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Black bass \Black" bass`\ (Zo["o]l.)
1. An edible, fresh-water fish of the United States, of the
genus {Micropterus}. the small-mouthed kind is {M.
dolomie[=i]}; the large-mouthed is {M. salmoides}.

2. The sea bass. See {Blackfish}, 3.

black bass at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chub \Chub\, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick
fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh.
F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.)
A species to fresh-water fish of the {Cyprinid[ae]} or Carp
family. The common European species is {Leuciscus cephalus};
the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes
of the same family, of the genera {Semotilus}, {Squalius},
{Ceratichthys}, etc., and locally to several very different
fishes, as the {tautog}, {black bass}, etc.

{Chub mackerel} (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel ({Scomber
colias}) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic
coast, but absent in others; -- called also {bull
mackerel}, {thimble-eye}, and {big-eye mackerel}.

{Chub sucker} (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United
States ({Erimyzon sucetta}); -- called also {creekfish}.

black bass at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

black bass
n 1: bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the
United States [syn: {black sea bass}, {Centropistes
2: widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater
game fishes (sunfish family)

black bass at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » head=black bass|es|pl2=black bass
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  1. A variety of sunfish belonging to Micropterus dolomieu.

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