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Definition of black perch
black perchSea bass Sea" bass` . (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A large marine food fish (Serranus, or 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. Black perchPerch 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.
1. Any fresh-water fish of the genus Perca and of several
other allied genera of the family Percid[ae], as the
common American or yellow perch (Perca flavescens, or
Americana), and the European perch (P. fluviatilis).
2. Any one of numerous species of spiny-finned fishes
belonging to the Percid[ae], Serranid[ae], and related
families, and resembling, more or less, the true perches.
(a) The black bass.
(b) The flasher.
(c) The sea bass.
Blue perch, the cunner.
Gray perch, the fresh-water drum.
Red perch, the rosefish.
Red-bellied perch, the long-eared pondfish.
Perch pest, a small crustacean, parasitic in the mouth of
Silver perch, the yellowtail.
Stone, or Striped, perch, the pope.
White perch, the Roccus, or Morone, Americanus, a small
silvery serranoid market fish of the Atlantic coast. black perchTriple-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 blackish when dead. Its dorsal and
anal fins are long, and extend back on each side of the tail.
It has large silvery scales which are used in the manufacture
of fancy work. Called also, locally, black perch,
grouper, and flasher.
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