Black Sea Bass Animal Pictures

Centropristis striata



black sea bass in water
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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

Black Sea Bass are hermaphroditic fish.

Closeup on a black sea bass, its color a dull grey

A black sea bass among other fish in the water
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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

Black sea bass in green and blue water
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The fish is also known as a rock bass.