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 include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners include shrimp dinner with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9), two deep-fried ocean perch with fries, coleslaw and bun ($9) and codfish sandwich ($6). Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020: Northeast Ohio’s most complete list," 26 Feb. 2020

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1933, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jun 2020

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“Ocean perch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ocean%20perch. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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