rockfish

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Etymology[edit]

rock +‎ fish

Noun[edit]

rockfish (countable and uncountable, plural rockfish or rockfishes)

  1. Any of a large number of different species of fish, which dwell among rocks, specifically:
    1. The striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
    2. The logperch (Percina caprodes), also known as the common logperch or log perch
    3. The long-spined bullhead (Taurulus bubalis)
  2. (usually uncountable) The rock salmon.