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sargo

[sahr-goh] /ˈsɑr goʊ/
noun, plural sargos. Ichthyology
1.
a silvery grunt, Anisotremus davidsonii, inhabiting waters off the coasts of California and Mexico, having blackish markings and yellowish fins.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Spanish < Latin sargus a sea fish < Greek sárgos
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  • All fish are good sport fish, though sargo is now extremely scarce.

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