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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 found in marine habitat. They are native to Canada, United States, and Mexico. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 97.0 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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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