Striped Sea Bass - Morone saxatilis

Finfish  <<  Striped Sea Bass

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Striped Sea Bass,  Morone saxatilis


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