Posts Tagged Shinerperch


Shinerperch from the Commercial Street Dock in Eureka Species: Cymatogaster aggregata (Gibbons, 1854); from the Greek root words cymo (foetus or fetus) and gastro (belly) and the Latin word aggregatus (crowded together, referring to the schooling nature of the fish). Family Embiotocidae, subfamily Embiotocinae. Alternate Names: Commonly called shiner; also 7-11 perch, leven perch, yellow [...]