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Fish Identification

Striped bass

Striped bass can be silver, copper or greenish, with six to nine dark, unbroken stripes running from head to tail along the sides. It has an elongated and slightly compressed body, with a moderately forked tail and separated dorsal fins. On the top of the tongue, it has two narrow tooth patches.

Scientific Name:  Morone saxatilis

State Record: 63 lbs.

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