wreckfish

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wreckfish

(ˈrɛkˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) another name for stone bass
[so called because it is often found near wrecked ships]
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Noun1.wreckfish - brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks
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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