Russel Clarke and Kim Delaney with a huge bass weighing 55kg caught fishing over the Ranfurly Bank, a seamount some 18 miles northeast of East Cape, New Zealand’s North Island. Amazingly this species can grow to twice this weight.
Bass – Sea Bass and Bass Groper – Polyprion americanus

Sea Bass – a great eating deepwater species  Maori name: Moeone Bass are very similar.