Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis )

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Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis )

Also known as ... Rockfish, linesider, shorts, schoolies, shorties

Description ...

Striped bass are silvery overall in coloration with a white belly.  Their back tends to be dark with an olive or dusky brownish color. There are 7 to 8 black stripes that run horizontal down the back and the sides of the body.  The first dorsal fin's spines are stiff and the gill cover is hard and sharp.

This is one of the most sought after fish by commercial and recreational anglers.  It is a strong fighting fish that is a lot of fun . . .

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