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SUN BASS [1 record]

Record 1 2023-01-04


Subject field(s)
  • Fish
  • Seafood and Freshwater Food (Food Industries)
  • Commercial Fishing
Universal entry(ies)

Sunfish: Any of numerous species of North American freshwater fishes placed with the crappies and black basses in the family Centrarchidae (order Perciformes). The family contains about 30 species, all native to North America ... Several species, such as the pumpkinseed ("Lepomis gibbosus"), have been introduced in other countries.


pumpkinseed: trade name recommended by the "Comité de normalisation de la terminologie des pêches commerciales" and by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.


  • Poissons
  • Produits de mer et d'eau douce (Industr. alim.)
  • Pêche commerciale
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

Crapet commun presque partout au Canada, au corps très haut, comprimé latéralement, presque circulaire, mesurant ordinairement 7 à 9 pouces (178-229 mm) de longueur.


crapet-soleil : nom commercial normalisé par l'Office de la langue française et le Comité de normalisation de la terminologie des pêches commerciales.


crapet jaune : nom vulgaire.


perche-soleil : terme officialisé par l'Union européenne.

Key term(s)
  • crapet soleil
  • perche soleil


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Peces
  • Productos del mar y de agua dulce (Ind. alimentaria)
  • Pesca comercial
Entrada(s) universal(es)
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