Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu)

Also known as Bareback Bass, Black Bass, Bronzeback, Brown Bass, Brown Trout, Brownie, Gold Bass, Green Bass, Jumper, Northern Smallmouth Bass, Redeye, Smallie, Smallmouth Black Bass, Small-mouthed Black Bass, Streaked-cheek River Bass, Swago Bass, Trout Bass, White Trout

Description

Also known as Bareback Bass, Black Bass, Bronzeback, Brown Bass, Brown Trout, Brownie, Gold Bass, Green Bass, Jumper, Northern Smallmouth Bass, Redeye, Smallie, Smallmouth Black Bass, Small-mouthed Black Bass, Streaked-cheek River Bass, Swago Bass, Trout Bass, White Trout.

Found in pairs or schools over shallow rocky areas of lakes and clear gravel bottoms of flowing pools, rivers and streams.
They feed on aquatic and terrestrial insects, crayfish, fish and plankton.
Length - 69cm
Depth - 1-7m
Widespread North America

Sunfish have been introduced into many areas outside of where they originally came from, Europe being one place, mainly for sport fishing! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Micropterus-dolomieu.html

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