Like their name, these fish come in black, but also blue and other colors sometimes.
Giant black sea bass fish swimming at California reef
Black Sea Bass are hermaphroditic fish.
Closeup on a black sea bass, its color a dull grey
Habitats for these fish include wrecked ships, coral reefs, and rocky areas.
Centropristis striata in water. black sea bass (Centropristis striata) in Channel Islands, Ca
The fish is also known as a rock bass.