Morone

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Morone
Temporal range: Eocene to Present[1]
Morone chrysops1.jpg
White Bass (M. chrysops)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Moronidae
Genus: Morone
Mitchill, 1814
Type species
Morone rufa
Mitchill, 1814
Synonyms
  • Chrysoperca Fowler, 1907
  • Lepibema Rafinesque, 1820
  • Roccus Mitchill, 1814

Morone is a genus of temperate basses native to the Atlantic coast of North America as well as freshwater systems of the southwestern and eastern United States.

Species[edit]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: 560. Retrieved 2008-01-08. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Morone in FishBase. December 2013 version.