Definition of "zander" [zan•der]

  • A common European pikeperch (Stizostedion lucioperca) valued as a food fish. (noun)

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