Rockfish meaning

rŏkfĭsh
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Any of various fishes living among rocks.
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Any of various food and game fishes chiefly of the genus Sebastes of the North Pacific, having mildly venomous spines in their dorsal fins.
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Any of various fishes of rocky coastal areas, as the striped bass, various groupers, and various scorpaenids (genus Sebastes)
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Any of a large number of different species of fish, which dwell among rocks, specifically:
  • The striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
  • The logperch (Percina caprodes), also known as the common logperch or log perch.
  • The long-spined bullhead (Taurulus bubalis)
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(uncountable) Rock salmon.
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