Bass is a name shared by many different species of popular gamefish. The term encompasses both freshwater and marine species, many of which are native to North America and surrounding waters. All belong to the large order Perciformes, or perch-like fishes, and in fact the word bass comes from Middle English bars, meaning "perch. These are some of the best known species of bass:
Many other species are also known as basses, including:
|French||Bar, Loup, Achigan|
|Italian||Spigola, Spinola, Branzino|
Remote tracking of giant sea bass (Stereolepis Gigas) using an acoustic sensory array around Anacapa Island. (Abstracts).(Abstract)
Aug 01, 2002; It is thought that giant sea bass form a spawning aggregation at Anacapa Island during summer months. Attempts to observe and...