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White Bass

Oklahoma State Fish

White bass; photo © Brian Jorg / CritterZone: Animal - Wildlife - Nature Stock Photography (all rights reserved; used by permission). 

Official State Fish of Oklahoma

Oklahoma designated white bass (Morone chrysops) as the official state fish in 1974 to represent the importance of lakes and sport fishing in Oklahoma. All State Fish

White bass, also called sand bass, are silver with narrow horizontal black stripes. They are a freshwater fish found living in lakes, ponds and rivers.