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Noun: rockfish  'rók,fish
  1. The lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks
  2. Marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America
  3. Marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone
    - striped bass, striper, Roccus saxatilis

Derived forms: rockfishes

Type of: saltwater fish, scorpaenid, scorpaenid fish, sea bass

Part of: genus Roccus, genus Sebastes, Roccus, Sebastes

Encyclopedia: Rockfish, North Carolina