Definition of red gurnard perch in English:

red gurnard perch

noun

  • The ocean or sea perch, Helicolenus percoides (family Sebastidae), which is mottled with reddish-brown bands and occurs off the coasts of Australia and New Zealand.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Julian Tenison-Woods (1832–1889), Roman Catholic priest and scientist.