Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
D. S. Jordan & C. H. Eigenmann, 1887
The yellow bass (Morone mississippiensis) or barfish, is a species of temperate bass native to the south and midwestern United States. It is an inhabitant of lakes, ponds and areas of large rivers with reduced current such as backwaters and pools. This species can reach a length of 46 centimetres (18 in) TL though most are only around 23.9 centimetres (9.4 in). The greatest recorded weight for a specimen of this species is 2.95 pounds (1.34 kg) and was caught at Morse Reservoir in Indiana. This species is sought after as a game fish.
- "Morone mississippiensis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 18 April 2006.
- Ellis, Jack (1993). The Sunfishes-A Fly Fishing Journey of Discovery. Bennington, VT: Abenaki Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-936644-17-6.
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- Rice, F. Philip (1984). Panfishing. New York: Stackpole Books. ISBN 0-943822-25-4.
- Animal Texas Parks and Wildlife - Yellow Bass (Morone mississippiensis)
- NatureServe Explorer - Morone mississippiensis
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