|Scientific name||Micropterus salmoides|
|Family||Centrarchidae - Freshwater sunfish|
|Time of year||All year|
|Time of day||All day|
|Size||20 inches (50 cm)|
|Selling price||3,000 Bells|
The large bass is found only in Doubutsu no Mori, Doubutsu no Mori+, Animal Crossing and Doubutsu no Mori e+. It is an uncommon river fish with a large shadow and sells for 3,000 Bells, even though it is fairly common to catch. This fish is prized during the fishing tourney, as it is the largest bass, giving a better chance of winning the tournament.
Donating to the Museum
In Animal Crossing
"My, isn't this a kick in the proverbial pants, eh wot? Quiet a spectacular catch you've got here! This might even garner you top honors in one of the fishing tourneys. A splendid specimen! I'll watch over brute personally. Rest easy on that account, wot wot!"
The large bass is marked by a series of dark, sometimes black, blotches forming a jagged horizontal stripe along each flank. The upper jaw (maxilla) of a largemouth bass extends beyond the rear margin of the orbit. The largemouth is the largest of the black basses, reaching a maximum recorded overall length of (29.5 in/75 cm) and a maximum recorded weight of 25 pounds, 1 ounce (11.4 kg). The fish lives 16 years on average.