Trout perch


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Trout perch (Zoöl) a small fresh-water American fish (Percopsis guttatus), allied to the trout, but resembling a perch in its scales and mouth.
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In literature:

We have delicious salmon, pike, trout, perch, par, &c. at the door, for the taking.
"The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" by Tobias Smollett
Then we'll know he's a carp-fish, 'cause the perches and trouts haven't got feelers.
"Just So Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
Nate's Pond contained perch and sunfish but no trout.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
The golden carp, however, the perch, and the rainbow trout take readily to New Zealand.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
Hearne writes of Lake Athabasca that it swarms with fish, such as pike, trout, perch, barbel, and other kinds not easily identified.
"Pioneers in Canada" by Sir Harry Johnston
They had a very pleasant hour hooking shiners and chub, and an occasional perch that looked at a distance like a trout.
"Two Knapsacks" by John Campbell
Give us the humble Perch and the tender Trout.
"Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy" by Frank Richard Stockton
Pickerel, perch, and trout are also wanting.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Trout, perch, and pike free.
"The Sunny Side of Ireland" by John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger
He caught perch, bass, suckers, trout, sunfish, catfish, and other kinds, the names of which he did not know.
"The Young Trailers" by Joseph A. Altsheler

In poetry:

Sweet river, in thy gentle stream
Myriads of funny beings swim:
The watchful trout with speckled pride;
The perch, the dace in silvered pride;
The princely salmon, sturgeon brave,
And lamprey, emblem of the knave.
"Ode To Connecticut River" by Josias Lyndon Arnold