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Striped Bass
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Scientific Name Morone saxatilis
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Family Chordata
Habitat Temperate Coasts
Food Mollusks, Worms, Small Fish

The striped bass (Morone saxatilis, also called Atlantic striped bass, stripers, linesiders, rock, pimpfish or rockfish) is the state fish of Maryland, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and the state saltwater (marine) fish of New York and New Hampshire. They are also found in the Minas Basin and Gaspereau River in Nova Scotia Canada.