pirate perch

noun

: a small fish (Aphredoderus sayanus) of sluggish streams from New Jersey and Minnesota southward that is remarkable for having the vent in front of the pelvic fins and with the trout perches forms the order Salmopercae

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“Pirate perch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pirate%20perch. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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