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n. pl. redfish or red·fish·es
1. A bright red marine food fish (Sebastes marinus syn. S. norvegicus) of North Atlantic waters. Also called golden redfish, ocean perch, rosefish.
2. Any of several other fishes that are reddish in color, especially the red drum.
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n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) a male salmon that has recently spawned. Compare blackfish2
2. (Animals) any of several red European scorpaenid fishes of the genus Sebastes, esp S. marinus, valued as a food fish
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n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
2. red drum.
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|Noun||1.||redfish - North Atlantic rockfish |
rockfish - the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks
|2.||redfish - large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico|
drumfish, drum - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
|3.||redfish - male salmon that has recently spawned|
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
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