Fish Species Description
Alternate Names: striper, rockfish
Marine, brackish, freshwater
The striped bass is native to Atlantic and Gulf slope drainages, but is introduced to the Tennessee drainage. It was historically native to the upper Coosa drainage, however, current populations result from introductions of Gulf and Atlantic forms.
Basin Distribution in Georgia:
In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Chattahoochee, Flint, Ochlockonee, St. Marys, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Ogeechee, and Savannah River basins.
Additional Information from Georgia Department of Natural Resources:
There is no conservation status map available for this species.
There is no profile available for this species.
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