pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any of various fishes of rocky coastal areas, as the striped bass, various groupers, and various scorpaenids (genus Sebastes)
nounpl. rockfish or rock·fish·es
- Any of various fishes living among rocks.
- Any of various food and game fishes chiefly of the genus Sebastes of the North Pacific, having mildly venomous spines in their dorsal fins. Also called rock cod.
- See striped bass.
(countable and uncountable, plural rockfishes)