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Fish Identification

Hybrid BassHybrid Striped x White Bass (Hybrid Bass)

Hybrid bass have a gray to blue back with pale sides marked by distinct dark stripes that are broken and often offset. Striped bass differ in having a more elongated body shape, white bass differ in having fainter continuous stripes, yellow bass have distinctly yellow coloration, and white perch lack stripes.

Scientific Name:  Morone saxatilis X chrysops

Adult size: 15-27 inches

Distribution: Stocked in many rivers and lakes throughout the state 

Current State Record Information

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