Striped Bass


Other Common Names:

Wiper, sunshine bass, silvers, silver bass


Scientific Name:

Morone saxatilis



Average is 20 inches



Deep flat body, small head and distinct back arch of white bass; dark gray or blue silvery body and thick dark longitudinal body stripes of ocean striped bass


Photo & text courtesy of:

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa Fish and Fishing by James R. Harlan and Everett B. Speaker with James Mayhew; color illustrations by Maynard F. Reece

Fishes of Wisconsin by George C. Becker


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