Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax)
Specimen weight: 4.536kg (10 lbs)
Record: 17lbs 13ozs, Doughmore Strand, 2000
Blue-backed, silvery hard-scaled fish with two adjacent dorsal fins of about equal size, the first with strong spines. Anal fin short, tail fin forked, pelvic fins (each with a spine and five soft rays) under pectorals. Corner of gill-cover spinous; edge of pre-operculum (cheek- bone) serrated. Grows to about 20 lb.
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