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American Black Bass

Micropterus salmoides (Lacepède 1802)

Judith Lopez Sikora   cc-by-nc-4.0

Micropterus salmoides (American Black Bass) is a species of bony fishes in the family sunfishes. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic, Canada, United States, and Mexico. They are nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 97.0 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American Black Bass. View this species on GBIF