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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Moronidae Temperate basses

Genus: Morone

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North America
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Morone americana
[White perch]



North America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Morone chrysops (Rafinesque, 1820)

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Morone chrysops
[White bass]



North America
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Morone mississippiensis Jordan & Eigenmann, 1887

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Morone mississippiensis
[Yellow bass]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Morone saxatilis (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Morone saxatilis
[Striped bass]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Morone americana White perch North America 58 TL 1789
Morone chrysops White bass North America 45 TL 1820
Morone mississippiensis Yellow bass North America 46 TL 1887
Morone saxatilis Striped bass Western Atlantic 200 TL 1792



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