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Identification of Striped and Hybrid Striped Bass


Striped Bass DiagramStriped Bass

A  Stripes distinct, several extend to tail
B  Body slender, less than 1/3 length
C  Has two, distinct tooth patches near the midline towards the back of the tongue


Hybrid Striped Bass DiagramHybrid Striped Bass

A  Stripes distinct, usually broken, several extend to tail
B  Body deep, more than 1/3 length
C  Has two tooth patches near the midline towards the back of the tongue. Tooth patches may be distinct or close together.

Note:For hybrids, all three characteristics should be considered in combination, as characteristics in individual fish may vary.


               

  

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