white perch


: a silvery anadromous bass (Morone americana) chiefly of the coast and coastal streams of the eastern U.S.

Examples of white perch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A lot is going on and there is always abundant pickerel in the tidal flows and throw in the annual white perch and shad runs. Jim Gronaw, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 6 Mar. 2022 The other had an intact white perch stuffed inside it. Dac Collins, Outdoor Life, 2 Aug. 2023 Yes, bluegills, crappies, white perch and more are all easy targets for the kayak angler. Jim Gronaw, Baltimore Sun, 2 July 2023 For the past 14 years, he’s been guiding professionally on Lake Winnipesauke, in New Hampshire, and focusing on trophy white perch. Andrew Pegman, Field & Stream, 27 Oct. 2020 Small boat fishermen are finding excellent numbers of small and large walleye very close to shore, although culling plentiful walleye shorter than 15 inches and releasing a variety of undesirable species, such as white perch and sheepshead, is all part of putting a limit of walleye in the cooler. cleveland, 1 July 2021 The highest level of PFOS detected in Great Lakes fish — 64,400 parts per trillion — came from white perch caught in Lake Erie near Monroe, Michigan, a Chicago Tribune review of EPA data found. Michael Hawthorne, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Jan. 2023 But crappies and white perch school in shallow ponds, too. Bill May, Baltimore Sun, 7 Nov. 2022 This approach can be used in salt water for white perch and other species. Bill May, Baltimore Sun, 7 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of white perch was in 1737

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“White perch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20perch. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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