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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gaper \Gap"er\ (g[=a]p"[~e]r), n. 1. One who gapes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) (a) A European fish. See 4th Comber. (b) A large edible clam (Schizoth[ae]rus Nuttalli), of the Pacific coast; -- called also gaper clam. (c) An East Indian bird of the genus Cymbirhynchus, related to the broadbills. [1913 Webster]