: a small genus (the type of the family Percopsidae) of trout-perches much resembling young walleyed pikes and in many respects intermediate between typical isospondyls and the percoids compare pirate perch

Word History


New Latin, from Latin perca perch + New Latin -opsis

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“Percopsis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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