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- n. an Australian freshwater fish, Macquaria ambigua; the golden perch or yellowbelly
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Although a fish called callop in South Australia has been officially named golden perch throughout Australia, it continues to be called callop among South Australian fishermen, even in a television program for fishermen run by the Australian Broadcasting Commission, and in the official South Australian Yearbook it is entered as "golden perch (callop)."
In the townhip of Pari* (state of JVevi'Yort,) a large propor - tion of the mass of stones, lying on the Burbce, is made up of es - callop shells, and muscle shells, cemented together in a matrix of carbonate of lime.
Make me a bannock and cut me a callop, till I go away and push my fortune. "
Bake me a bannock and cut me a callop, till I go away to push my fortune. "
Bake me a bannock, "said she," and cut me a callop, till I go away to push my fortune. "