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 for Labrax lupus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sea perch \Sea" perch`\ (Zool.)
     (a) The European bass ({Roccus lupus syn. Labrax lupus);
         -- called also sea dace.
     (b) The cunner.
     (c) The sea bass.
     (d) The name is applied also to other species of fishes.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bass \Bass\ (b[.a]s), n.; pl. Bass, and sometimes Basses
     (b[.a]s"[e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zool.)
     1. An edible, spiny-finned fish, esp. of the genera Roccus,
        Labrax, and related genera. There are many species.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The common European bass is Labrax lupus. American
           species are: the striped bass ({Roccus lineatus);
           white or silver bass of the lakes ({Roccus chrysops);
           brass or yellow bass ({Roccus interruptus).
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The two American fresh-water species of black bass (genus
        Micropterus). See Black bass.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Species of Serranus, the sea bass and rock bass. See
        Sea bass.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. The southern, red, or channel bass ({Sci[ae]na ocellata).
        See Redfish.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The name is also applied to many other fishes. See
           Calico bass, under Calico.
           [1913 Webster]

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