a freshwater, North American pikeperch, Stizostedion canadense.
Also called sand pike.

1880–85, Americanism; origin uncertain Unabridged
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sauger (ˈsɔːɡə)
a small North American pikeperch, Stizostedion canadense, with a spotted dorsal fin: valued as a food and game fish
[C19: of unknown origin]

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Example sentences
On the entire spiny dorsal fin, sauger have many small dark spots.
The next time you catch a walleye, or for that matter its first cousin a
  sauger, take a moment to carefully examine its eyes.
Needless to say, fishing for both walleye and sauger requires some dedication.
Member of the perch family, which includes the walleye, sauger and numerous
  small darters.
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