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English noun: rockfish

1. rockfish (food) the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks


Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish


Narrower (hyponym)ocean perch, redfish, rosefish


Part meronymrockfish

2. rockfish (animal) marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America


Broader (hypernym)scorpaenid, scorpaenid fish


Narrower (hyponym)copper rockfish, ocean perch, rasher, red rockfish, rosefish, Sebastodes caurinus, Sebastodes marinus, Sebastodes miniatus, Sebastodes ruberrimus, vermillion rockfish


Part holonymrockfish


Member meronymgenus Sebastodes, Sebastodes

3. rockfish (animal) marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone


SynonymsRoccus saxatilis, striped bass, striper


Broader (hypernym)sea bass


Member meronymgenus Roccus, Roccus









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