Striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
Males mature at age 2-3, and females at age 4-6. Spawning happens annually from April to July in freshwater with nearly 90% of Atlantic Coast production in the Chesapeake Bay. Juveniles feed near where they were spawned for two years. Then they begin coastal migrations, north in summer and south in winter.
Canada to Florida and Gulf of Mexico
Striped bass species profile (pdf - 1.72MB)
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