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rock salmon

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(Animals) Brit (formerly) any of several coarse fishes when used as food, esp the dogfish or wolffish: now called rockfish or catfish
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Noun1.rock salmon - any of several coarse fishes (such as dogfish or wolffish) when used as foodrock salmon - any of several coarse fishes (such as dogfish or wolffish) when used as food
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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The dogfish, or rock salmon as it is sometimes called, can reach lengths of up to a metre when fully grown.
Despite using interesting, cheaper and more sustainable fish varieties, such as coley, rock salmon and mackerel, GBE couldn't compete.
It was followed by smoked haddock at 19%, mackerel at 16%, pollock at 14%, rock salmon at 8%, hake and coley each at 7%, tilapia at 5% and basa at 4%.
David Bass, who rode unplaced Rock Salmon in that race, was handed a two-day ban (April 24-25) after weighing in 2lb heavier than he weighed out.
GBE's chef Chris James makes a giant plate of Italian-style fritto misto di mare using crisp battered whiting, rock salmon, mackerel and whitebait.
But these tasty fish, sold by chippies as rock salmon, are slow growers and have been virtually wiped out in some areas by commercial fishing.
The drama will feature south London at its least glamorous, where money was scarce, the staple diet was rock salmon and chips, and the flicks offer the only hint of glamour.