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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Distinct changes in the fish assemblage include the absence of pirate perch in Killbuck Creek from the 2008 sample while they were fairly abundant in 1978.
Pirate perch were common in Moore Greek, comprising 16 percent of all fish collected.
Whitaker and Wallace (1973) captured the pirate perch (Aphredoderus sayanus), in Vigo County only in the Prairie Creek area.