black bass
Chub Chub, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh. F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.) A species to fresh-water fish of the {Cyprinid[ae]} or Carp family. The common European species is {Leuciscus cephalus}; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera {Semotilus}, {Squalius}, {Ceratichthys}, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the {tautog}, {black bass}, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Chub mackerel} (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel ({Scomber colias}) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic coast, but absent in others; -- called also {bull mackerel}, {thimble-eye}, and {big-eye mackerel}.

{Chub sucker} (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United States ({Erimyzon sucetta}); -- called also {creekfish}. [1913 Webster]


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  • black-bass — [ blakbas ] n. m. inv. • 1906; mot angl. « perche noire » ♦ Poisson d eau douce voisin de la perche, originaire d Amérique. ⇒ achigan(Canada). « Carnassier, omnivore, le black bass, vorace et chasseur, n avale que des proies vivantes » (P.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Black bass — (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, fresh water fish of the United States, of the genus {Micropterus}. The small mouthed kind is {Micropterus dolomie[=i]}; the large mouthed is {Micropterus salmoides}. [1913 Webster] 2. The sea bass. See {Blackfish}, 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black bass — black′ bass′ [[t]bæs[/t]] n. ich any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus. • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • black bass — n. any of a genus (Micropterus) of freshwater sunfishes of North America, highly prized as a game fish …   English World dictionary

  • black bass — noun 1. bluish black striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States • Syn: ↑black sea bass, ↑Centropistes striata • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass • Member Holonyms: ↑Centropristis, ↑genus Centropristis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black bass — This article is about the genus of freshwater fish. For the Nintendo Entertainment System video game, see The Black Bass. Micropterus Smallmouth bass (M. dolomieu) Scientific cl …   Wikipedia

  • black bass — /bas/ any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus. Cf. largemouth bass, smallmouth bass. [1805 15] * * * Any of about six species (genus Micropterus) of slender freshwater fishes of the sunfish family; found in eastern North… …   Universalium

  • black bass — juodasis akmeninis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Centropristes striata angl. black bass; black sea bass; blackfish; common sea bass rus. чёрный каменный окунь ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • black bass — mažažiotis upėtakinis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Micropterus dolomieui angl. black bass; smallmouth bass rus. малоротый окунь; форелевый окунь ryšiai: platesnis terminas – upėtakiniai… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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