Bass, whiterock (Morone saxatilis x M. chrysops )

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Bass, whiterock (Morone saxatilis x M. chrysops)

MORONIDAE FAMILY; also called sunshine bass (Florida), hybrid bass
The whiterock bass is a hybrid produced by a female striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and a male white bass (Morone chrysops). In Florida, the sunshine bass is the reverse cross of the same two species, and the two are therefore the same hybrid. Hybrids are not given their own scientific names, but are designated by the names of the two parent species.
The whiterock or sunshine bass looks like a stocky striped bass. It can be distinguished from its larger parent primarily by this shorter, stockier body, and by the interrupted o... Read More

Record Details
Ken Tanaka
Weight of Fish
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Length of Fish
59.00 cm (23.23 in)
Girth of Fish
0.00 cm (0 in)
Location of Catch
South Holston River, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
Date of Catch
Type of Rod
Thomas and Thomas Sextant
Type of Reel
Abel 7/8wt
Type of Line
Andes Tournament
Line Size
20 lb
Method of Catch
Fly fishing
Lure or Bait
Kitchen Sink
Species Location:
South Holston River, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA

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