ocean perch

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ocean perch

1. See redfish.
2. A rockfish (Sebastes alutus) of the North Pacific, having a light red body and valued as a food fish.
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n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. Also called ocean perch, rosefish. a North Atlantic rockfish, Sebastes marinus, used for food.
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Noun1.ocean perch - North Atlantic rockfishocean perch - North Atlantic rockfish    
rockfish - the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks
2.ocean perch - large fish of northern Atlantic coasts of America and Europe
rockfish - marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America
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(Note: canned tuna does not contain calcium.) Fresh seafood also can help you hit your calcium targets, with 116 mg in 3 ounces of ocean perch, 78 mg in the same amount of clams, 73 mg in rainbow trout, and 50 mg in crabmeat.
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Abstract--In the Aleutian Islands, patterns of distribution and abundance of Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) are influenced by oceanographic processes and biogenic structures.
Cod, sea bass, and ocean perch are also being taken by several party boats at the Rhode Island cod grounds.
Fans of sea bass species, salmon, halibut, and ocean perch more frequently purchased fluorocarbon.
On PG's visit during Lent, the store offered seafood dinner specials for the observance, including tilapia, ocean perch or lake perch with fries and coleslaw for $7.99.
Underestimations of age were partially responsible for the overharvest of the Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) (e.g., Beamish 1979) orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) (e.g., Smith et al.
"When these 10 items hit the freezer section of grocery stores in May, consumers will be able to purchase the Tilapia, Flounder, Keta Salmon, Ahi Tuna and Ocean Perch in the $4.99 price range; the Sockeye Salmon, Mahi Mahi, Cod and Swordfish in the $7.99 price range; and the Halibut at $10.99."
They are commercially important because they include such species as the ocean perch, environmentally important because their distribution indicates the health of their waters, and scientifically important because as yet will still have much to learn about their life histories, population dynamics, growth, genetic populations structure and numbers.
The disappearance of plankton led to a drop in the ocean perch and herring they sustained.
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Vertebrate fauna encountered were typical of fauna found on similar substrate in the GOA, and included arrowtooth flounder, Atheresthes stomias, and other unidentified flatfishes; spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias; schools of adult Pacific ocean perch, Sebastes alutus; and rougheye rockfish, Sebastes aleutianus, (the two species could not be distinguished underwater); pricklebacks (Stichaeidae); eelpouts (Zoarcidae); and poachers (Agonidae).

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