Bass, black sea (Centropristis striata)

(Linnaeus, 1758); SERRANIDAE FAMILY; also called sea bass, black bass, rockbass, common sea bass, humpback (large males)
Found in the western North Atlantic Ocean along the United States east coast from Massachusetts to the Gulf of Mexico; most common from about Long Island, New York to South Carolina. The black sea bass is a bottom species found around wrecks, reefs, piers, breakwaters, and over beds of shells, coral, rock, etc.
The tail or caudal fin is rounded, and the top ray of the tail fin is typically very elongated in larger specimens. The dorsal fin is marked by several oblique, whi... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

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All-Tackle
4.65 kg (10 lb 4 oz)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
01-Jan-2000
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

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All-Tackle (Length)
55.0 cm
Montauk Shoal, New York, USA
15-Aug-2013
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

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