Florida Fish And Wildlife Commission Find Cohabitation Between Largemouth Bass, Snook

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During a study to evaluate habitat and diet overlap between largemouth bass and snook, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists found that the two species cohabitate well except when they try to eat each other. (MyFWC.com image)

During a study to evaluate habitat and diet overlap between largemouth bass and snook, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists found that the two species cohabitate well except when they try to eat each other. (MyFWC.com image)

During a study to evaluate habitat and diet overlap between largemouth bass and snook, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists found that the two species cohabitate well except when they try to eat each other.

There were plenty of snook that had eaten bass, but the first example of either was this bass which gave our freshwater fisheries researchers something to brag about.

The largemouth bass is a freshwater gamefish in the sunfish family, a species of black bass native to North America.

It is known by a variety of regional names, such as the brown bass, widemouth bass, bigmouth bass, black bass, bucketmouth, Potter’s fish, Florida bass, Florida largemouth, green bass, green trout, gilsdorf bass, linesides, Oswego bass, southern largemouth and (paradoxically) northern largemouth.

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The largemouth bass is the state fish of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Florida (state freshwater fish).

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