Largemouth Bass

Micropterus salmoides

Largemouth Bass

Micropterus salmoides
Micropterus salmoides

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In Spring, male Bass will use their powerful tail to build a nest on the lake's sandy bottom to impress a female. Once decided, a female bass can lay up to 40,000 eggs, with the male remaining to protect the eggs and baby fish as they hatch.

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“Largemouth Bass.” Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/freshwater/largemouth-bass/.