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- n. A percoid fish of the genus Stizostedion (or Lucioperca), of elongate form, with a subconical head, and sharp canines mixed with the villiform teeth of the jaws and palate. The most common pike-perch in Europe is S. lucioperca. In the United States two species are common, in the upper Mississippi and Great Lake regions: S. vitreum, attaining a length of 3 feet, and a weight of from 10 to 20 pounds, and S. canadense, which is rarely over 15 inches long. (See
Lucioperca.) The former is known as walleye, glasseye, wall-eyed or glass-eyed pike, gray pike, and jack-salmon. The other is called hornfish, sauger, and sand-pike.
- n. any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family
- pike + perch (Wiktionary)
“The version I ate in Helsinki was made with what they call pike-perch, but any sustainable white-fleshed fish that holds together well can be used.”
“Tomato-based and broth-like, it came with Finnish pike-perch, green olives, mushrooms, and something of a revelation to this cook sliced gherkins – the sassiest addition I have ever had to a fish soup.”
“Sautéed pike-perch was moist and tender, but the lamb shank was tough.”
“Then came a tank of young sturgeon; and, in a general assembly next door, were a few wall-eyed pike; this is really a pike-perch, differing in the markings, however, from the zander of Central Europe.”
“Allied to the perches is the pike-perch, of which two species are of some importance to the angler, one the wall-eye of eastern”
“Sitting in the back room (slightly preferable in my view), Reg and I shared six Maldon oysters (£1.50 each), salami Il Grifo from Emilia Romagna, spatchcocked quail with a wonderful nubbly romesco sauce, silky red mullet with chanterelles, boudin of zander (pike-perch river fish) with shellfish sauce, a slice of Saint Nectaire cheese from the Auvergne, and Floating”
“Moscow: Standing next to a hole in the ice, Igor showed off his morning's catch - a small pike-perch.”
“U. S.-made tomato basil soup and chicken fajitas to Russian pork goulash and jellied pike-perch quenelles.”
“Fish also featured in the main courses in the breadcrumb-covered form of a Lake Ladoga pike-perch rissole with mashed potatoes (360 rubles / $14).”
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