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A deep-bodied livebearing fish of the North Pacific, living chiefly in coastal waters.Also called sea perch
- ‘Adults let senorita fish and several species of surfperch clean them.’
- ‘Kelp beds and offshore reefs create habitat for a wide range of fish, with surfperch being the most common.’
- ‘I got my protein from spear fishing in the sea for surfperch, halibut, sheephead, opaleye, and octopus.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.