white sea bass
Sea trout Sea" trout` (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of true trouts which descend rivers and enter the sea after spawning, as the European bull trout and salmon trout, and the eastern American spotted trout. (b) The common squeteague, and the spotted squeteague. (c) A California fish of the family {Chirid[ae]}, especially {Hexagrammus decagrammus}; -- called also {spotted rock trout}. See {Rock trout}, under {Rock}. (d) A California sci[ae]noid fish ({Cynoscion nobilis}); -- called also {white sea bass}. [1913 Webster]

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  • white sea bass — Sea bass Sea bass . (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white sea bass — baltasis baramundis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lates calcarifer angl. barramundi; cock up; giant sea perch; silver sea perch; white sea bass rus. баррамунди; белый морской окунь; латес ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white sea bass — baltasis sterkinis kuprys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cynoscion nobilis angl. silver sea trout; white sea bass rus. белый горбыль; калифорнийский судачий горбыль ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white sea bass — Peru sterkinis kuprys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cynoscion analis angl. Peruvian weakfish; white sea bass rus. качема; перуанский судачий горбыль ryšiai: platesnis terminas – sterkiniai kupriai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white sea bass — noun : a large croaker (Cynoscion nobilis) of the Pacific coast of No. America that is bluish gray above and silvery below, is closely related to the Atlantic weakfishes, and is an important sport and food fish * * * /bas/ a large weakfish,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • white sea bass — noun Date: 1884 a large croaker (Atractoscion nobilis) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important sport and food fish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • white sea bass — /bas/ a large weakfish, Atractoscion nobilis, occurring along the Pacific coast of North America and popular as a sport and food fish. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sea bass — (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small white spots and blotche …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea bass — refers to many fish species of various families, including:* Black sea bass ( Centropristis striata , in the family Serranidae), whose range is the eastern coast of the United States * White sea bass ( Cynoscion nobilis , in the family… …   Wikipedia

  • sea bass — noun 1. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae • Syn: ↑bass • Hypernyms: ↑saltwater fish • Hyponyms: ↑striped bass, ↑striper 2. any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elon …   Useful english dictionary

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