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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A California rockfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cod and rockfish.
  • n. In California, any scorpænoid fish of the genera Sebastodes and Sebastichthys; also, occasionally applied, there or elsewhere, to fishes of similar form; in New Zealand, a pteropsaroid fish, Parapercis colias.
  • n. An Australian fish, Epinephelus dæmeli, of the family Serranidæ: chiefly of New South Wales.
  • n. In California, Sebastichthys ruber rimus and other related species, bright red in color.


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