striped bass


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striped bass

 (băs)
n.
A food and game fish (Morone saxatilis) native to Atlantic coastal waters of North America and introduced into inland waters and Pacific coastal waters, having dark longitudinal stripes along the sides and characteristically swimming up rivers to spawn. Also called rockfish, striper.

striped′ bass′

(bæs)
n.
an important American game fish, Morone saxatilis, having blackish stripes along each side.
[1810–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.striped bass - caught along the Atlantic coast of the United Statesstriped bass - caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
sea bass, bass - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
2.striped bass - marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripesstriped bass - marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
genus Roccus, Roccus - a genus of Serranidae
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