- Black sea bass have dangerously sharp spines on their dorsal fin that can puncture human skin.
- The all-tackle world record for black sea bass is 9 pounds, 8 ounces.
- When hooked in deep water and brought quickly to the surface, a black sea bass will often regurgitate its stomach contents.
Protects and manages fish, forest, and wildlife resources for the public’s use and enjoyment
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manages Connecticut’s fish to provide sustainable populations, including endangered species, commensurate with habitat capability and relevant ecological, social, and economic considerations; regulates and manages anadromous, marine commercial and recreational fisheries consistent with interjurisdictional management plans and target harvest objectives; regulates and manages inland fish populations and habitat through various stocking, population manipulation, and habitat preservation and improvement programs; protects and conserves aquatic habitat and associated riparian zones by reviewing and commenting on permit applications for development, water diversion, and habitat alteration; and conducts public awareness and educational programs to promote an understanding and appreciation for aquatic resources and habitats.