from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several fishes that are reddish in color, as the red drum and the rosefish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Edible red rockfish, Sebastes marinus, found in North America, also called rosefish or ocean perch.
- n. A large red edible fish, Sciaenops ocellata, also called channel bass or red drum.
- n. A slimehead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also nerka. See blueback (b).
- n. The rosefish.
- n. A large California labroid food fish (Trochocopus pulcher); -- called also fathead.
- n. The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under drumfish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The blue-backed salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka.
- n. The red perch or rose-fish, Sebastes marinus or viviparus.
- n. The labroid fish Trochocopus or Pimelometopon pulcher; the fathead. See cut under fathead.
- n. The red-drum, Sciæna ocellata or Sciænops ocellatus; the southern red-horse.
- n. A preparation of fish, very popular among the Malays.
- n. An Australian holothurian, Actinopyga obesa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico
- n. North Atlantic rockfish
- n. male salmon that has recently spawned
Red drum that weighs less than ten pounds and is less than three years old is called redfish or puppy drum.
Gregg Arnold, a local guide based in New Orleans who has caught several state and IGFA world record redfish from the Biloxi Marsh, about an hour’s drive from the city in St. Bernard Parish.
It is also called redfish, channel bass, drum, and spot-tail, one of a big family of fish whose best-known members include black drum, croaker, kingfish, saltwater silver perch, white sea bass, and weakfish.
The drum, also called redfish or spottail bass, is already thrashing around controversy over catch limits.
Florida anglers routinely rate red drum (more commonly called redfish) at the top of the popularity list.
Louisiana wildlife regulators on Friday reopened state-controlled waters east of the Mississippi to harvesting of shrimp and "fin fish" such as redfish, mullet and trout.
Mississippi to harvesting of shrimp and "fin fish" such as redfish, mullet and trout.
He said more hardy fish are dying - such as redfish, gars and skates - because they're more the apex predators in the river.
And trout seemed particularly vulnerable; other species such as redfish and black drum were doing great in the same bays where trout were stumbling.
Zimmerman said the lab's ecology branch, which studies fish and shrimp habitat, discovered that young shrimp and some species of fish, such as redfish, nurse in salt marshes.