Sacramento pikeminnow


Definition of Sacramento pikeminnow

: a dull green pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus grandis) chiefly of warm clear streams of central and northern California Included in the advisory are safe fish-eating guidelines … . People should avoid eating any striped bass or Sacramento pikeminnow caught in the river. — Kymm Mann, Appeal-Democrat (Marysville, California), 14 Aug. 2006

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1985, in the meaning defined above

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“Sacramento pikeminnow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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