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  • oblong
    ~7 stripes, lower = series short lines
    Morone chrysops, White bass
    lower jaw projects
    tongue: central tooth patch oval, single/slight central division
    A: 2nd spine < A base
    LL 54-58
  • oblong
    5-7 stripes, lower broken & offset
    lower jaw NOT projecting
    tongue: no central tooth patch
    A: 2nd spine thick, > base of fin
    LL 47-55
  • elongate
    7-8 entire black stripes
    Morone saxatilis, Striped bass
    lower jaw projects
    tongue: 2 elongate parallel tooth patches
    A: 2nd spine < fin base
    LL 57-65