Definition of callop in English:
A deep-bodied edible gold and green freshwater fish found in Australia. Also called golden perch.
- Plectroplites ambiguus, family Serranidae
- A Renmark man has been fined over $2,000 for catching more than three times the daily limit of callop.
- Fishery assessment reports for callop, mullet and mulloway will be finalised in 2003.
- In the absence of written documentation, these farmers may be unable to demonstrate that they have inherited the right to farm a given number of callops.
1920s: perhaps from an Aboriginal language of southern Australia.