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Largemouth bass

Order Perciformes
Family Centrarchidae

Freshwater fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body of greenish color, compressed laterally and with a dorsal fin very developed and divided in two different parts. The former with spiny rays and the posterior with soft radii. Big mouth with teeth in the jaws and tongue. The operculum ends with a strong spine. It reaches about 30-40 cm.

FAO code
Micropterus salmoides
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Forellenbarsch
China 大口黑鲈
France Perche noire d’Amérique
Italy Persico trota
Portugal Achigã
United Kingdom Largemouth bass
Japan Okuchibasu
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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