Smallmouth Bass

Micropterus dolomieu

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The smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of the order Perciformes. It is the type species of its genus. One of the black basses, it is a popular game fish sought by anglers throughout the temperate zones of North America, and has been spread by stocking—as well as illegal introductions—to many cool-water tributaries and lakes in Canada and more so introduced in the United States. The maximum...

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  1. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/464900
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