- 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.
Conservation and wise use of the state's fish and wildlife populations are the primary concern for the Division of Fish and Wildlife
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The mission of the Division of Fish and Wildlife is to conserve and manage the fish and wildlife resources of the state, to provide safe and enjoyable fishing, hunting, and boating opportunities to the citizens of Delaware and its visitors, to manage and make available for public use and enjoyment the lands with which it has been entrusted, and to improve the publics understanding and interest in the state's fish and wildlife resources through information and outreach programs.