White Seabass - Atractoscion nobilis | SocalFauna.net

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White Seabass (Atractoscion nobilis)

Chordata > Pisces > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Sciaenidae

Demersal, depths to about 120m, often in kelp beds. Body elongate, silver, blueish-gray on back; young with dark vertical bars. Lateral line extending onto caudal fin; lower jaw projecting slightly beyond upper jaw; dorsal fins contiguous. Length to about 5 feet. Baja to Alaska (3) Common (3) Marine.

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1. FishBase - Atractoscion nobilis
2. WoRMS - Atractoscion nobilis
3. Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California (Miller and Lea, 1972)

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