striped bassstriped bass
a silvery, dark-striped, food and game bass (Morone saxatilis) of the same family (Percichthyidae) as white bass, found along the coasts of North America: it goes up rivers to spawn
A food and game fish (Morone saxatilis) native to Atlantic coastal waters of North America and introduced into inland waters and Pacific coastal waters, having dark longitudinal stripes along the sides and characteristically swimming up rivers to spawn. Also called rockfish . Also called striper .
(countable and uncountable, plural striped bass)
- A popular fish among sport fisherman along Atlantic coast north of Virginia to Canada, Morone saxatilis.