striped seaperch

noun
variants: or striped surf perch

Definition of striped seaperch

: a marine fish (Embiotoca lateralis) of subtropical and temperate waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean that has a laterally compressed copper-brown body with ten to fifteen blue horizontal stripes

called also striped perch

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First Known Use of striped seaperch

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Striped seaperch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/striped%20seaperch. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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