- 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.
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The Division of Sport Fish Recreational Boating and Angler Access program has opened many remote waters. The access program in Alaska provides not only boating access, but also access for the bank angler. For additional information, please contact: Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Sport Fish.