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Alabama State Fresh Water Fish

Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides Adopted: October 10, 1975

Sources...

The Code of Alabama. The Alabams Legislature. 2009. 19 February 2009 <http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ACASLoginFire.asp>
Official Alabama Freshwater Fish. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2009. 19 February 2009 <http://www.archives.state.al.us/emblems/st_ffish.html>
Shearer, Benjamin F. and Barbara S. State Names, Seals, Flags and Symbols: A Historical Guide Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 3 Sub edition, 2001.


Additional Information

Alabama state Fish
Alabama State Fish: Largemouth Bass
Courtesy: Timothy Knepp - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Official Alabama Freshwater Fish: Alabama Department of Archives & History.

Largemouth Bass: Official Web site of Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Micropterus salmoides (bigmouth bass): University of Michigan Museum of Zoology: Animal Diversity Web.

Micropterus salmoides - (Lacepède, 1802) : NatureServe - A network connecting science with conservation.

Micropterus salmoides (Lacepède, 1802): Integrated Taxonomic Information System, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

Largemouth Bass: Tournament-Tested Patterns for Catching Big Bass in Lakes, Rivers, and Resevoirs
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Alabama Bass Fishing: From Game & Fish Magazine.

State Fish: Complete list of official state fish.

More symbols & emblems: Complete list of official Alabama state symbols.

Largemouth Bass: Tournament-Tested Patterns for Catching Big Bass in Lakes, Rivers, and Resevoirs, by Don Oster. 160 pages. Creative Publishing international (January 1, 2001) Features tips from today's most successful bass pros -- Amazing photography of largemouth bass in their natural habitat.

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