Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A food and game fish (Sander lucioperca) of Europe and western Asia, found in fresh and brackish water.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The European pike-perch, Stizostedion lucioperca (formerly Lucioperca Sandra). It inhabits fresh waters of central Europe. Also sander and zant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A European pike perch (Stizostedion lucioperca) allied to the wall-eye; -- called also sandari, sander, sannat, schill, and zant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A European freshwater fish in the family Percidae, closely related to perch, Sander lucioperca.
  • noun Any fish of the genus Sander that live in freshwater.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German, from Low German Sander, from Middle Low German sandāt, perhaps of Slavic origin.]

Examples

  • Suggested causes for the collapse of zander Stizostedion lucioperca (L.) populations in northern and central Finland through comparisons with North American walleye, Stizostedion vitreum (Mitchill).

    Climate change effects on arctic freshwater fish populations

  • Increases in both abundance and size are very likely to have consequences for the competitiveness of resident coldwater-guild fishes if concomitant increases in lake productivity fail to yield sufficient ration to meet the needs of expanding populations of zander and other percids.

    Climate change effects on arctic freshwater fish populations

  • The zander (Sander lucioperca) is a eurythermal species distributed widely in Europe whose growth and recruitment success correlates with temperature [6].

    Climate change effects on arctic freshwater fish populations

  • In addition, as environments change, intentional stocking of other species (e.g., carp bream – Abramis brama and zander) is likely to occur in the area, which is likely to result in additional pressures upon native arctic fish populations.

    Climate change effects on arctic freshwater fish populations

  • 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.

    Lines in Pleasant Places Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler

  • America (_Stizostedion vitreum_) and the other the zander of Central

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • Red mullet with chanterelles and boudin of zander with shellfish sauce were two fabulous dishes.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • 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

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  • In operation since 1868, the restaurant, with its original banquet tables and 200-year-old model ships dangling from the ceiling, features regional specialties like baked zander - a game fish found only in Europe - and medallions of roasted lamb, beef and pork served atop ratatouille and fried potatoes.

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  • In operation since 1868, the restaurant, with its original banquet tables and 200-year-old model ships dangling from the ceiling, features regional specialties like baked zander - a game fish found only in Europe - and medallions of roasted lamb, beef and pork served atop ratatouille and fried potatoes.

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