Other Physical Features: bilateral symmetry
Life History and Behavior
Perception Channels: tactile ; chemical
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:171
Specimens with Barcodes:147
Species With Barcodes:7
The Moronidae, the temperate basses, are a family of perciform fishes consisting of at least six freshwater, brackish water, and marine species. The members of this family are most commonly found near the coastal regions of eastern North America (including the Gulf of Mexico), northern Africa and Europe. The family includes the genera Morone and Dicentrarchus.
They are highly prized as sport fish.
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