striped seaperch

noun

variants or striped surf perch
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of striped seaperch was in 1966

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“Striped seaperch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/striped%20seaperch. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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