Definition of Pike perch
1. Noun. Any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family.
Generic synonyms: Perch
Group relationships: Genus Stizostedion, Stizostedion
Specialized synonyms: Dory, Jack Salmon, Stizostedion Vitreum, Walleye, Walleyed Pike
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Literary usage of Pike perch
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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"Pike-Perch. So named, because to the characters of the perch, they join teeth which have some relation to those of the pike. ..."
2. Fennia by Suomen maantieteellinen seura (1903)
"But the quality and abundance of food is more dependent longing to the Hauho-system, the pike-perch is wanting in the Lakes ..."
3. Voyages from Holland to America, A.D. 1632 to 1644 by David Pietersz. de Vries (1853)
"In the fresh waters, are pike, perch, roach, and trout. There are fine oysters, large and small, in great abundance. In the summertime crabs come on the ..."
4. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1921)
"pike perch: found in Susquehanna and Juniata (known as "salmon"); spawning; ... pike perch: results of artificial propagation, waters for which adapted. ..."
5. History of Vermont: Natural, Civil and Statistical, in Three Parts, with an by Zadock Thompson (1853)
"... or Pike-Perch. This fish is called by Dr. Williams, in his History of Vermont, the White Perch, but is generally known in Vermont simply by the name of ..."