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 for Black bass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Black bass \Black" bass`\ (Zool.)
     1. An edible, fresh-water fish of the United States, of the
        genus Micropterus. The small-mouthed kind is
        Micropterus dolomie[imac]; the large-mouthed is
        Micropterus salmoides.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The sea bass. See Blackfish, 3.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chub \Chub\, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick
     fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh.
     F. chabot chub.] (Zool.)
     A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinid[ae] or Carp
     family. The common European species is Leuciscus cephalus;
     the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes
     of the same family, of the genera Semotilus, Squalius,
     Ceratichthys, etc., and locally to several very different
     fishes, as the tautog, black bass, etc.
     [1913 Webster]
     Chub mackerel (Zool.), a species of mackerel ({Scomber
        colias) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic
        coast, but absent in others; -- called also bull
        mackerel, thimble-eye, and big-eye mackerel.
     Chub sucker (Zool.), a fresh-water fish of the United
        States ({Erimyzon sucetta); -- called also creekfish.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  black bass
      n 1: bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the
           United States [syn: black sea bass, black bass,
           Centropistes striata]
      2: widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game
         fishes (sunfish family)

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