Striped Bass Flavor Profile
Most Striped Bass are farmed and have light-colored flesh with a delicate flavor and firm, large flakes. Wild caught Striped Bass have a more robust flavor and coarser texture.
Typical Cooking Methods
Atlantic Striped Bass, Stripers, Linesiders, Pimpfish, Rockfish, Sunshine Bass, White Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass
Striped Bass Description (Morone saxatilis)
Striped Bass are silver-colored with dark horizontal lines. Wild fish can grow up to 6.5 ft and 125 lbs. But aquacultered fish are usually harvested between 1 - 3 pounds, although some are grown to a weight of 5 pounds.
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Typical Wholesale Products
Whole Dressed, H & G, Fillets
Striped Bass Availability
Fresh seafood availability chart: green areas show peak availability, light green show limited availability, gray indicates not available fresh.
Stripped Bass Butchering Yield Percentage and Recovery
|Item||To Skin/On Fillets||To Skin/Off Fillets||Notes|
|Whole Round (Head/On ungutted)||36%||--||If you have additional yield info on this fish please leave a comment below.|
|Yield % varies according to a number of factors including: size of fish, season, sex, and the skill of your fishmonger.|
Range & Habitat
Wild Striped Bass migrate between saltwater & fresh water and they are found along the eastern Atlantic from the St. Lawrence River to the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana. However, most Striped Bass today are an aquacultured fish.
based upon a 6 oz (171 grams) raw edible serving
Striped Bass Sustainability Info
This window is a link to the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program info on Stripped Bass.
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