small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
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small sunfishes of central United States rivers
bream, freshwater bream
any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
Lepomis gibbosus, pumpkinseed
small brilliantly colored North American sunfish
Ambloplites rupestris, rock bass, rock sunfish
game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes
widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
Abramis brama, European bream
European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food
Pomoxis nigromaculatus, black crappie
a crappie that is black
Pomoxis annularis, white crappie
a crappie that is white
Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill
important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
Lepomis punctatus, spotted sunfish, stumpknocker
inhabits streams from South Carolina to Florida; esteemed panfish
Kentucky black bass, Micropterus pseudoplites, spotted black bass
a variety of black bass
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth, smallmouth bass, smallmouth black bass, smallmouthed bass, smallmouthed black bass
a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye
Micropterus salmoides, largemouth, largemouth bass, largemouth black bass, largemouthed bass, largemouthed black bass
a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean
any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae
among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters
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