calico bass definition

  • noun:
    • identify black colored crappie.
    • an edible, fresh-water fish (Pomoxys sparaides) for the streams and pond of this Western United States (esp. associated with the Misissippi area.), allied into the sunfishes, and thus called from its variegated colors; -- labeled as in addition calicoback, lawn bass, strawberry bass, barfish, and bitterhead.
    • See black crappie.
    • an edible, fresh-water fish (Pomoxys sparaides) regarding the rivers and pond regarding the Western United States (esp. regarding the Misissippi area.), allied into the sunfishes, and thus known as from its variegated colors; -- labeled as also calicoback, lawn bass, strawberry bass, barfish, and bitterhead.
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