Freshwater Fish Groups. BassSunfishCatfishTroutPerchPikeOther. BASS. . Striped Bass. Moves from tidal bays to fresh water to spawnSeven black lines running lengthwise on its sideLargest member of the sea bass family . White Bass. Strictly a fresh water speciesTwo separate dorsal finsStays in schools throughout its life, seldom traveling aloneReaches five pounds; the average is two pounds.