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Morone chrysops (White perch; White bass; Bass)

Synonyms: Labrax albidus; Labrax osculatii; Lepibema chrysops; Perca chrysops; Roccus chrysops
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Wikipedia Abstract

The white bass or sand bass (Morone chrysops) is a freshwater fish of the temperate bass family Moronidae. It is the state fish of Oklahoma.
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Adult Weight [3]  3.39 lbs (1.54 kg)
Female Maturity [2]  3 years
Male Maturity [3]  2 years
Adult Length [2]  18 inches (45 cm)
Brood Dispersal [2]  In the open
Brood Egg Substrate [2]  Phyto-lithophils
Brood Guarder [2]  No
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Gestation [3]  2 days
Litter Size [2]  1,000,000
Maximum Longevity [2]  9 years
Migration [1]  Potamodromous
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Amistad National Recreation Area   Texas, United States
Audubon National Wildlife Refuge IV 14642 North Dakota, United States
Big Thicket Biosphere Reserve National Park II 616880 Texas, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Chickasaw National Recreation Area V 7025 Oklahoma, United States
Congaree Swamp National Park II 6095 South Carolina, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park V 1926 Alabama, United States
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area V   Texas, United States
Land Between the Lakes Biosphere Reserve V 166264 Kentucky, Tennessee, United States
Little River National Wildlife Refuge   Oklahoma, United States
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
North Temperate Lakes LTER Site Long Term Ecological Research   Wisconsin, United States
Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park 20001 Tennessee, United States
Point Pelee National Park II 5764 Ontario, Canada
Saint Croix International Historic Site   Maine, United States
Saint Lawrence Islands National Park II   Ontario, Canada
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge VI 25823 Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States

Emblem of



Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)[4]


Parasitized by 
Acanthocephalus dirus[5]
Allacanthochasmus artus <Unverified Name>[5]
Allacanthochasmus varius[5]
Bothriocephalus cuspidatus[5]
Camallanus oxycephalus <Unverified Name>[5]
Centrocestus formosanus <Unverified Name>[5]
Clinostomum marginatum[5]
Cucullanellus cotylophora <Unverified Name>[5]
Diplostomum spathaceum[5]
Echinorhynchus salmonis[5]
Eustrongylides tubifex <Unverified Name>[5]
Leptorhynchoides thecatus[5]
Leuceruthrus micropteri[5]
Neochasmus umbellus[5]
Onchocleidus chrysops <Unverified Name>[5]
Onchocleidus mimus <Unverified Name>[5]
Proteocephalus ambloplitis <Unverified Name>[5]
Proteocephalus pearsei <Unverified Name>[5]
Proteocephalus perplexus <Unverified Name>[5]
Raphidascaris acus <Unverified Name>[5]
Raphidascaris canadensis <Unverified Name>[5]
Spinitectus carolini <Unverified Name>[5]
Triaenophorus nodulosus[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Louisville Zoological Garden
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar

Range Map

America, North - Inland waters; Asia - Inland waters; Canada; Great Lakes; Mexico; Mississippi; Missouri; Nearctic; North America: St. Lawrence-Great Lakes, Hudson Bay (Red River) and Mississippi River basins from Quebec to Manitoba in Canada and south to Louisiana in USA; and from Mississippi River in Louisiana to Rio Grande in Texas and New Mexico, USA.; Rio Grande; St. Lawrence; Turkey; USA (contiguous states);



Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 4Diet of the Double-Crested Cormorant in Western Lake Erie, Michael T. Bur, Sandra L. Tinnirello, Charles D. Lovell, Jeff T. Tyson, USDA National Wildlife Research Center Symposia, 1997 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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