Costa Rica Fishing - Black Sea Bass Picture

Fish Description: Basic color dark brown or black. THe dorsal fin has rows and stripes of white on black. The large males have some iridescent blue and ebony markings, and fatty hump in front of the dorsal fin. Females may have hard to see vertical barrings. The top most ray of caudal fin may be three lobes. There is a sharp spine near posterior margin of gill cover.

Costa Rica Deep Sea Fishing

Costa Rica Ladyfish

Size: Common to 1.5 pounds (13 inches).

Remarks: Protogynous hermaphrodites. Older females turn into breeding males. Omnivorous feeding on the bottom, diet includes small fish, crustaceans and shellfish.

Costa Rica Black Sea Bass