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A brightly colored edible marine fish with two elongated dorsal fin rays, occurring in warm Australian coastal waters.
- ‘The Sergeant Baker can be recognised by its long tapering body, blotched colouration and its behaviour.’
- ‘You can determine the sex of the Sergeant Baker by the males having a much longer ray on the first dorsal fin than the females.’
Late 19th century: of unknown origin.
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