silver perch

noun
1.
Also called mademoiselle. Ichthyology. a drum, Bairdiella chrysoura, of southern U.S. waters.
2.
any of various silvery, perchlike fishes, as the white perch.

Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

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silver perch

noun
1. small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico 
2. small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams [syn: white perch
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Catfish, sheepshead, silver perch and grouper also live in estuaries.
The property also features a large dam where you can fish for silver perch.
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