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.
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It's about the middle of March; I reckon the black-perch ought to bite now.The Cave by the Beech Fork|Henry S. Spalding