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n. pl. sablefish or sa·ble·fish·es
A black or grayish food fish (Anoplopoma fimbria) of the North Pacific Ocean. Also called black cod.


n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a dark-skinned fish of the family Anoplopomatiae, esp Anoplopoma fimbria, found off the western coast of North America


(ˈseɪ bəlˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, of the N Pacific.
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