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Atlantic Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus), also known as Stone Bass, are so named as they are often found hunting and prowling around wrecked ships in the ocean. These environments are rich in wildlife and biodiversity. They can often be found schooling beneath floating objects in larger numbers for protection.

They lay eggs in the Summer however neither males or females guard the eggs or young.

Type

Fish

What do they eat?

Crustaceans, small squids, bottom dwelling fishes

Size

2.1m

Water Type

Cold saltwater

Where are we?

North Atlantic, UK coasts

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