Definition of striped bass in English:

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striped bass

Pronunciation: /ˌstrīpt ˈbas/

noun

A large bass of North American coastal waters, with dark horizontal stripes along the upper sides, migrating up streams to breed.
  • Morone saxatilis, family Moronidae.
Example sentences
  • Cast a line for blue marlin, brook trout, smallmouth bass, or striped bass (‘rockfish’ to the locals).
  • While deciding, we stared into the eyes of a striped bass, sea bass, porgy and red snapper.
  • Many species eat the fry and smolts, including striped bass, American shad, sculpins and sea gulls.

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