The Striped Bass has a streamlined, silvery body marked with longitudinal dark stripes running from behind the gills to the base of the tail. They have a maximum size of 6.6 feet and a maximum recorded weight of 125 pounds.
Common mature size is 3.9 feet. The Striped Bass is believed to live for up to 30 years. Striped Bass are native to the Atlantic coastline of North America. They are anadromous fish that migrate between fresh and saltwater. The Striped Bass is the state fish of Maryland, Rhode Island, and South Carolina. It is the state saltwater fish of New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and New Hampshire.