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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The campaign broke records by raising over PS200,000 in less than a year and the restaurant, Wreckfish, is now open on Slater Street.
The campaign broke records by raising over [pounds sterling]200,000 in less than a year and the restaurant, Wreckfish, is now open on Slater Street.
Moreover, important short-term biomass reductions of key stocks such as the monkfish, codling, hake, wreckfish and others have been reported (Perez et al.
The recreational season for wreckfish begins July 1 and there is a 1-fish per vessel limit on them.
The main species reported to prey on adult Jasus frontalis are wreckfish (Polyprion oxigeneios), flounder (Pleuronectes sp.
Polyprion americanus (Bloch & Schneider 1801), Wreckfish.
locally known as pargo) and wreckfish, Polyprion americanus (locally known as cherne).
His menus currently lack the "fish we love down here," meaning snapper, grouper, and wreckfish, because prices are so high; instead, they feature a hodgepodge of wild species, such as tuna, mahimahi, and tilefish.
The fisheries analyzed were Alaska halibut, Alaska pollock, Alaska sablefish, Alaska king crab, mid-Atlantic surf clam and ocean quahog, South Atlantic wreckfish, Pacific whiting, British Columbia sablefish, British Columbia halibut, and British Columbia groundfish caught by trawling.
Each seafood warrants a chapter, from anchovies to wreckfish, with 50 others in between.