pirate perch

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pirate perch

n.
A small North American freshwater fish (Aphredoderus sayanus) noted for having the anal opening near the throat.
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Reproductive biology and early life history of fishes in the Ohio River drainage; Aphredoderidae through Cottidae, Moronidae, and Sciaenidae; v.
4 Aphredoderidae Pirate perch Aphredoderus sayanus 6 10.
Family, species, common name Killbuck Creek 1978 2008 APHREDODERIDAE Aphredoderus sayanus, Pirate perch * CATOSTOMIDAE Erimyzon oblongus, Creek chubsucker * Moxostoma erythrurum, Golden redhorse * Hypentelium nigricans, Northern hog sucker * * Carpiodes cyprinus, Quillback carpsucker Minytrema melanops, Spotted sucker * Catostomus commersonii, White sucker * * CENTRARCHIDAE Lepomis macrochirus, Bluegill * * Lepomis cyanellus, Green sunfish * * Lepomis spp.