any of various edible, percoid fishes (family Serranidae) found off Florida, the West Indies, etc.
Origin of cabrillaSp, prawn, diminutive of cabra, goat: see cabretta
Any of various sea basses, especially edible species of the genera Epinephelus and Paralabrax.
Origin of cabrillaSpanish diminutive of cabra she-goat ; see cabretta .
- In California, some of them are also called rock bass and kelp salmon.