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sand dab

or sand·dab (sănd′dăb′)
n.
Any of several small edible flatfishes, especially those of the genus Citharichthys of Pacific waters.
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sand dab

or

sanddab

n
(Animals) any of various small flatfishes of the genus Citharichthys that occur in American Pacific coastal waters and are important food fishes
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sand′ dab`


n.
any of several flatfishes inhabiting waters along the Pacific coast of North America.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sand dab - the lean flesh of a small flounder from the Pacific coast of North Americasand dab - the lean flesh of a small flounder from the Pacific coast of North America
flounder - flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
2.sand dab - small food fishes of the Pacific coast of North America
lefteye flounder, lefteyed flounder - flatfishes with both eyes on the left side of the head
Citharichthys, genus Citharichthys - a genus of Bothidae
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The full rover and pairs match was comfortably won by Terry Dalton with six sand dabs, a flounder and four whiting to 6lb 13oz.
For the climactic flavor experience of a gourmet spread including spot prawns, red abalone, sand dabs and Dungeness crab from the Monterey Bay, along with the area's signature artichokes and grass-fed beef, sommelier Ted Glennon of Monterey's historic Restaurant 1833 chose an unusual and relatively new dessert wine on the market, Tudor Wines', Maestral “Wein der Eisbox” Riesling.
He's a local celebrity, catering for 1,000 customers a day on summer weekends at this out-of-the-way restaurant with local petrale sole, sand dabs, rock cod and king salmon.
He's a local celebrity catering for 1,000 customers a day on summer weekends at this out-of-the-way restaurant with local petrale sole, sand dabs, rock cod and king salmon.
We found wellprepared, sustainable fish at neighbourhood restaurants such as Passionfish in Pacific Grove (crab cakes and halibut), upscale hotels (salmon sashimi), and on Fisherman's Wharf pier at Abolonetti (squid and sand dabs).
(It was around just for the 1910 season, featuring the Long Beach Clothiers, Los Angeles Maiers, Los Angeles McCormicks, Pasadena Silk Sox, Redondo Beach Sand Dabs, and the Santa Ana Walnut Growers.)
From there, it was back to the Embarcadero, Morro Bay's harborfront strand of shops and seafood joints for seasonal sand dabs and Morro Rock views from the balcony of a new boutique hotel.
Saltwater fishing opportunities not covered by the groundfish closure include: flounder, sole, sand dabs, perch, herring, anchovy, smelt, sardine, striped bass and offshore pelagic species.
Abalone (farmed), Anchovies, Catfish (farmed), Caviar (farmed), Clams (farmed), Crab, Crawfish, Herring, Hoki, Rainbow trout (farmed), Salmon (wild Alaskan), Sand dabs, Sardines, Squid (Pacific), Striped bass (farmed), Sturgeon (farmed), Tilapia (farmed), Trout (farmed)
NEW YORK, NY BRIAN BISTRONG Sand Dabs with Pickled Swiss Chard.
It's crisp enough for sand dabs at Sam's in San Francisco, or maybe Hog Island oysters on the half shell.
In total, eight codling, 31 whiting and six sand dabs were weighed in.