Definition of pikeperch in English:



  • A predatory pike-like freshwater fish of the perch family, especially the zander.

    Genus Stizostedion, family Percidae: five species, including the sauger and the walleye

    • ‘Zander are often called pikeperch as they resemble the pike with their elongated body and head, and the perch with their spiny dorsal fin.’
    • ‘Pärnu Bay is the most important fishing ground in Estonian coastal fisheries where until recently, pikeperch was, after the Baltic herring, the second most important commercial fish.’
    • ‘Pikeperch (Sander lucioperca L.) aquaculture in Finland mainly involves semi-intensive pond culture of one-summer-old juveniles for stocking purposes.’