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Smallmouth bass 7 underwater MN

Small mouth bass, (Micropterus dolomieui), smallie, bronzeback, species of freshwater fish, sunfish family, (Centrarchide), game fish, Images of a male guarding the fry. While the fry feeds on zooplankton and grows daily male small mouth relentlessly swims back and forth protecting them from predators coming in to the nesting area. This fish perfers cooler water, and is very intolerant of pollution, and is a very good natural indicator of a healthy enviroment.