Stone Basse (Polyprion americanus)

Stone Basse (Polyprion americanus)

IRISH RECORD STONE BASSE: The New Irish Record Stone Basse of 11.72 lbs for UK angler Tony Rainer from Berkshire taken on 14 July 2005 fishing out of Baltimore

IRISH RECORD STONE BASSE: The New Irish Record Stone Basse of 11.72 lbs for UK angler Tony Rainer from Berkshire taken on 14 July 2005 fishing out of Baltimore

Specimen weight: 3.628 kg (8 lbs)
Record: 11.72 lbs, Baltimore, 2005

A single dorsal fin, with strong spines anteriorly; anal fin short; bases of soft dorsal and anal fleshy. Tafl-fin rounded or square-cut. A ridged spine running across gill-cover; preoperculum serrated. Form changes with growth. Young examples may be variegated; big examples usually greyish. Young (up to 201b. or so) sometimes encountered at surface near floating wreckage; Adults, which may grow to 100 lb, keep near bottom in deep water.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Stone Basse
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