black perch
Sea bass Sea" bass` . (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small white spots and blotches. Called also, locally, {blue bass}, {black sea bass}, {blackfish}, {bluefish}, and {black perch}. (b) A California food fish ({Cynoscion nobile}); -- called also {white sea bass}, and {sea salmon}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Black perch — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black perch — /blæk ˈpɜtʃ/ (say blak perch) noun (plural black perch or black perches) → morwong. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • black perch — juodasis krokeris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cheilotrema saturna angl. black croaker; black perch rus. чёрная ронкача ryšiai: platesnis terminas – juodieji krokeriai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • black perch — juodasis gyvavedis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Embiotoca jacksoni angl. black perch; black surfperch rus. чёрная эмбиотока ryšiai: platesnis terminas – įvairiaspalviai gyvavedžiai ešeriai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • black perch — Triple tail Tri ple tail , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An edible fish ({Lobotes Surinamensis}) found in the warmer parts of all the oceans, and common on the southern and middle coasts of the United States. When living it is silvery gray, and becomes brown or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black perch — noun : any of various dark colored saltwater or freshwater fishes: as a. chiefly Midland : smallmouth black bass b. : black sea bass 1 c. : tripletail 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • black perch — a livebearing surfperch, Embiotoca jacksoni, occurring in abundance along the coast of California, having brownish black scales often tinged with blue or yellow and a thick, reddish mouth. * * * …   Universalium

  • Perch — (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of several other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perch pest — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black sea bass — Sea bass Sea bass . (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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