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- n. A perciform marine fish of the family Polyprionide, often inhabiting caves and shipwrecks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stone bass.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Australian species, Polyprion oxygeneios, of the family Serranidæ.
- n. The stone-bass, cernier, cherna, or cherne, Polyprion cernium. See Polyprion, and cut under stone-bass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks
Birch & Barley welcomes Pennsylvania's Sly Fox Brewery to the 14th Street NW restaurant for a five-course tasting menu that pairs offerings like Sly Fox's seasonal Oktoberfest brew with pan-seared wreckfish, or the Saison Vos with a beef striploin.
Company's selection is extensive; Southern favorites like catfish and wreckfish are offered as well.
Among the fish, one can identify a parrotfish (Sparisoma cretense) leaping above the wave crest and a big wreckfish (Polyprion americanum) lurking near the bottom, but the electric eel is a bit of artistic license.
A wreckfish passes diver Martin Hansel, dressed as Santa
We have no idea what the first couple ordered, But the seared striped bass goes for $24, the braised wreckfish $26.
Alaskan halibut and sablefish, and South Atlantic wreckfish; all four fisheries now have smaller fishing fleets, higher incomes for fishermen and larger, healthier fish stocks.