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Definition of "rockfish" [rock•fish]

  • Any of various fishes living among rocks. (noun)
  • Any of various fishes, chiefly of the genus Sebastes, of Pacific waters. (noun)
  • See striped bass. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rockfish" in a sentence
  • "Art Windemuth says officers patrolling the area found the 400-yard-long net Wednesday morning with up to 400 pounds of striped bass, also known as rockfish."
  • "The season closed after Maryland Natural Resources Police patrol boats pulled up thousands of yards of illegal nets filled with 10 tons of striped bass, also known as rockfish."
  • "Natural Resources Police say 12.6 tons of poached striped bass, also known as rockfish, have been recovered."
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