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American Black Bass

Micropterus salmoides (Lacepède 1802)

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Micropterus salmoides (American Black Bass) is a species of bony fishes in the family sunfishes. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is native to Canada, United States, and Mexico. American Black Bass is an omnivore. Individuals can grow to 10.1 kg. American Black Bass has sexual reproduction.

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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