Calico bass

Both species of crappie as adults feed predominantly on smaller species, including the young of their own predators .

The Calico bass lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Calico Bass Paralabrax Clathratus is one of the most popular sport fish on our California coast. You may know them better as Kelp Bass, or even more so as the Calico Bass. More

Calico Bass (leading to easy confusion with the freshwater fishes from the genus Pomoxis), is a species of marine fish found in the north-eastern Pacific Ocean from Baja California, Mexico, to Washington, USA (although rare in the northernmost part of its range). More

The calico bass, also known as a black crappie, is one of the most beautiful and easily recognized freshwater fish. More

The calico bass is also known as a crappie. It is a common fish throughout most of the United States. Crappies are not difficult to catch once you locate a group of them. They are especially easy to target in the spring during their spawn. More

Calico Bass on the Plastics and the Iron By Rob Belloni January 5, 2001 Topwater aside, it's hard to beat getting ripped while fishing for saltwater bass with plastics or the iron. More

Calico bass prowl the shallow reef zones, usually in less than 120 ft. of water, where they find plenty of forage species and good hiding places where they can rest in safety. More

On our 5-6 day Calico Bass and Yellowtail skiff trips the main species targeted is usually calico bass, but we never turn away a good yellowtail bite. you will be fishing from the Polaris Supreme for bass and yellowtail as well as from the skiffs. More

Also known as Calico Bass, the Crappie has been introduced into several NH waters. It is becoming quite abundant in the lakes and ponds in the southeastern part of the state. It's also present in the Merrimack River below Nashua. More

Calico Bass Fishing Kelp bass, Calico bass, Bull bass which ever popular name you prefer its scientific name is Paralabrax Clathratus. The calico ranges from Washington to Baja California and is caught by California sport fishing boats more than any other game fish. More

the calico bass wouldn't get a shot at the squid before their early removal from the hook by the scavenger perch, so I added another squid to the hook. More

Calico Bass Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and species information More

The kelp or calico bass is found from the mouth of the Columbia River to southern Baja California, but is most numerous south of Pt. Conception. More

When I want to catch big calico bass in coastal waters, I launch the kayak. There’s no better platform for the job. More

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Common names

black crappie in English
Calico bass in English
Crappie in English
Crawpie in English
Grass bass in English
Kalikoabborre in Swedish (Svenska)
marigane noire in English
marigane noire in French (français)
Mojarra negra in Spanish (español)
Moonfish in English
Mustapilkkuahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Oswego bass in English
Perca-prateada in Portuguese (Português)
Shiner in English
Sort crappie in Danish (dansk)
Speckled bass in English
Strawberry bass in English
Svart solabbor in Norwegian (Norsk)
Svart solabborre in Swedish (Svenska)
краппи черный in Russian (русский язык)
刺盖太阳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
刺蓋太陽魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黑斑刺盖太阳鱼(黑莓鲈) in Mandarin Chinese
黑斑刺蓋太陽魚(黑莓鱸) in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Centrarchidae
Genus : Pomoxis
Species : Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Authority : Lesueur, 1829