ocean perch

noun

Definition of ocean perch

: any of several marine scorpaenid food fishes (genus Sebastes):
a : redfish sense a also : a related food fish (S. fasciatus)
b : one (S. alutus) abundant in the northeastern Pacific from Japan to the Bering Sea to southern California

Examples of ocean perch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dinners come with a generous portion of slaw, bread and spaghetti or mac and cheese and choice of ocean perch, tilapia or catfish. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Apr. 2021 Dinners come with a generous portion of slaw, bread and spaghetti or mac and cheese and choice of ocean perch, tilapia or catfish. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Apr. 2021 Dinners come with a generous portion of slaw, bread and spaghetti or mac and cheese and choice of ocean perch, tilapia or catfish. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Apr. 2021 Dinners come with a generous portion of slaw, bread and spaghetti or mac and cheese and choice of ocean perch, tilapia or catfish. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Apr. 2021 Dinners come with a generous portion of slaw, bread and spaghetti or mac and cheese and choice of ocean perch, tilapia or catfish. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 19 Mar. 2021 Dinners come with a generous portion of slaw, bread and spaghetti or mac and cheese and choice of ocean perch, tilapia or catfish. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 There's cod, catfish, ocean perch, crab, and shrimp. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 26 Feb. 2021 Fish selections range from cod to catfish to ocean perch and whiting. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of ocean perch

1933, in the meaning defined above

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12 May 2021

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“Ocean perch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ocean%20perch. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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