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sea bassalso sea·bass (sē′băs′)
1. Any of various marine food fishes of the genus Centropristis and related genera in the family Serranidae, especially C. striata of coastal Atlantic waters of North America.
2. Any of various similar fishes of several other families, including Nototheniidae, Polyprionidae, and Sciaenidae.
3. European seabass.
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(Animals) any of various American coastal percoid fishes of the genus Centropristes and related genera, such as C. striatus (black sea bass), having an elongated body with a long spiny dorsal fin almost divided into two: family Serranidae
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1. any of numerous marine fishes of the family Serranidae, characterized by a large mouth and an exposed upper jaw.
2. any of numerous related or similar marine food fishes.
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|Noun||1.||sea bass - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae|
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
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
|2.||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|
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
black bass, black sea bass, Centropistes striata - bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
Roccus saxatilis, striped bass, striper, rockfish - marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone
Polyprion americanus, stone bass, wreckfish - brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks
grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
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