Bass, Speckled Peacock
The Speckled Peacock Bass is the largest of the species and can grow up to 99 centimeters (three feet, four inches) in length. Elongate with large head, has superficial appearance of a bass. Spinous and soft-rayed dorsal fin subdivided. Background color yellow green to tan, with three dark vertical bars and a series of horizontal rows of cream-colored spots. Ocellus on caudal fin; red on pelvic, anal, and lower lobe of caudal fins. Males acquire nuchal hump during spawning.