Definition of pikeperch in English:

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pikeperch

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪkpəːtʃ/

noun (plural same)

A predatory pike-like freshwater fish of the perch family, especially the zander.
  • Genus Stizostedion, family Percidae: five species, including the sauger and the walleye
Example sentences
  • Zander are often called pikeperch as they resemble the pike with their elongated body and head, and the perch with their spiny dorsal fin.
  • Pikeperch (Sander lucioperca L.) aquaculture in Finland mainly involves semi-intensive pond culture of one-summer-old juveniles for stocking purposes.
  • Pärnu Bay is the most important fishing ground in Estonian coastal fisheries where until recently, pikeperch was, after the Baltic herring, the second most important commercial fish.
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