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/ ˈsɜrfˌpɜrtʃ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) surf·perch, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) surf·perch·es.
any of several fishes of the family Embiotocidae, inhabiting shallow waters along the Pacific coast of North America.
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British Dictionary definitions for surfperch
/ (ˈsɜːfˌpɜːtʃ) /
any viviparous marine percoid fish of the family Embiotocidae, of North American Pacific coastal watersAlso called: sea perch
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