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

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Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for a mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 16 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018 Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp). Post-Tribune, "Church news," 9 Mar. 2018

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1933, in the meaning defined above

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