black sea bass

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Noun1.black sea bass - bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United Statesblack sea bass - bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
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In the black seabass fishery in South Atlantic waters, however, federal fishery managers continue to uphold a special exception for some fish traps.
Meanwhile, Rhode Island waters are now loaded with black seabass, tautog, scup, blues, bonito and stripers.
officinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)) to three species of teleost predators: bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)), summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766)), and black seabass (Centropristis striata (Linnaeus, 1758)), that exemplify distinct body shapes, swimming behaviors, and predation tactics.
Chilean seabass, black seabass and white seabass are not all seabass; so, be sure to ask your seafood seller or server exactly what kind of fish you're buying.