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Family: Moronidae Temperate basses



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Crocetta, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 103 cm TL
Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Crocetta, F.
 
Dicentrarchus labrax
[European seabass]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Dicentrarchus punctatus (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dicentrarchus punctatus
[Spotted seabass]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 49.5 cm TL
Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Morone americana
[White perch]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Morone chrysops (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Morone chrysops
[White bass]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Morone mississippiensis Jordan & Eigenmann, 1887

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Morone mississippiensis
[Yellow bass]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Morone saxatilis (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Morone saxatilis
[Striped bass]
6 Species of Family Moronidae
(Temperate basses)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Dicentrarchus labrax European seabass Eastern Atlantic 103 TL
1792 Dicentrarchus punctatus Spotted seabass Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1789 Morone americana White perch North America 49.5 TL
1820 Morone chrysops White bass North America 45 TL
1887 Morone mississippiensis Yellow bass North America 46 TL
1792 Morone saxatilis Striped bass Western Atlantic 200 TL



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