Economic Importance for Humans: Negative
Striped bass introduced into the California Delta prey upon salmon and delta smelt and are now considered an invasive species. Salmon and delta smelt are important prey for a number of piscivorous fish species, which have experienced significant declines since the introduction of striped bass.
- 2011. "Federal Judge To Approve Settlement In Striped Bass Predation Case" (On-line). Accessed July 02, 2011 at http://www.sustainabledelta.com/stripedbasssettlement.html.