The life history of the spotted sand bass (Paralabrax maculatofasciatus) within the Southern California Bight

Spotted sand bass (Paralabrax maculatofasriatus) are under increasing angling pressure in the shallow waters off southern California. In southern California, spotted sand bass are largely restricted to shallow, warm-water areas such as bays, estuaries, and harbors, which appear to serve as warm-water refuges for this basically subtropical species. Rod-and-reel sampling from June 1991 to August 1993 yielded 639 individuals from