Definition of surfperch in English:


Syllabification: surf·perch
Pronunciation: /ˈsərfˌpərCH

noun (plural same or surfperches)

  • A deep-bodied livebearing fish of the North Pacific, living chiefly in coastal waters. Also called sea perch.
    • Family Embiotocidae: several genera and species
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    • I got my protein from spear fishing in the sea for surfperch, halibut, sheephead, opaleye, and octopus.
    • Adults let senorita fish and several species of surfperch clean them.
    • Kelp beds and offshore reefs create habitat for a wide range of fish, with surfperch being the most common.

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