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10:05 Mar 16, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO] Science
English term or phrase:striper
Debe ser algun tipo de pez o animal marino. Aventurara algun pescado de gran tamao, tipo pez espada
Explanation: striped (bass)
a large anadromous food and sport fish (Morone saxatilis of the family Percichthyidae) that occurs along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. and has been introduced along the Pacific coast -- called also rockfish .
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Webster's English Dict.
xxxOso Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in pair: 9863
Explanation: 2. = striped bass s.v. striped ppl. a. 1 b.
1945 Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch 29 Aug. 22/1 It may be stated that in the West as in the North, the fish is called the striped bass or simply the striper.
1955 Field & Stream June 51/1 So far as is known, this is the first fresh-water lake in the entire country to be stocked with adult stripers.
1961 J. Steinbeck Winter of our Discontent xv. 292 Stripers come in sometimes.
1974 Spartanburg (S. Carolina) Herald-Jrnl. 21 Apr. b6/5 A hybrid is a cross between a striper and a white bass.