Striped Sea Bass

Morone saxatilis

Seafood « Striped Sea Bass

striped seabass - ©gfw2011


Virginia to New England


Year round, with each state regulating the stocks within its boundaries

Method of Capture:

Hook & Line, Trap, Gillnet

Sustainability Consideration:

Striper populations are at record levels. Conservation and fishing regulations have aided in their recovery from habitat destruction that peaked in the 1970's.

Size Range:

4 to 30 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet, rich flavor, with a succulent, firm and meaty texture

Cooking Tips:

grill, sauté, bake in salt, poach