Specimen Information

Morone saxatilis
Morone saxatilis
(Striped Bass)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42948
Common NameStriped Bass
LocalityWatts Barr Lake (Tennessee River)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatts Bar Lake
HUC8 Number06010201
HUC10 NameWatts Bar Lake-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0601020106
HUC12 NameLower Watts Bar Lake
HUC12 Number060102010603
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Reference 1
Ref. Number:267
Author:Grabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman.
Title:Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7.
Publisher:US Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:316
Author:Higginbotham, B.J.
Title:Growth, food habits, maturation, and distribution of the striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in Watts Barr Reservoir, Tennessee.
Journal:MS thesis
Publisher:Tennessee Technological University
Pages:82 pp
CommentsFrom 1964-78 3,500,000 eggs, larvae, and fingerlings had been stocked. Fingerlings have been stocked annually since 1971.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Stocked3500000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2021].

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