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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