Wreckfish
Wreckfish Wreck"fish`, n. [So called because it often comes in with wreckage.] (Zo["o]l.) A stone bass. [1913 Webster]

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  • wreckfish — /rek fish /, n., pl. wreckfishes, (esp. collectively) wreckfish. a large brown fish, Polyprion americanus, of the sea bass family, inhabiting the Mediterranean Sea and tropical Atlantic Ocean, often occurring in groups near wrecks. Also called… …   Universalium

  • Wreckfish — Taxobox name = Wreckfishes image caption = Atlantic wreckfish, Polyprion americanus . From plate 66 of Oceanic Ichthyology by George Brown Goode and Tarleton Hoffman Bean, published 1896. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis =… …   Wikipedia

  • wreckfish — amerikinė rudoji černa statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Polyprion americanus angl. Atlantic wreckfish; bafaro; cherna; sea rock perch; stone bass; wreck bass; wreckfish rus. американский полиприон;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • wreckfish — noun brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks • Syn: ↑stone bass, ↑Polyprion americanus • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass • Member Holonyms: ↑Polyprion, ↑genus Polyprion * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • wreckfish — noun (plural same or wreckfishes) a large heavy bodied fish of warm Atlantic waters, the young of which are often found near driftwood or wreckage. [Polyprion americanus.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Atlantic wreckfish — Taxobox name = Atlantic wreckfish status = DD | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = unknown image caption = From plate 66 of Oceanic Ichthyology by G. Brown Goode and Tarleton H. Bean, published 1896. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis =… …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic wreckfish — amerikinė rudoji černa statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Polyprion americanus angl. Atlantic wreckfish; bafaro; cherna; sea rock perch; stone bass; wreck bass; wreckfish rus. американский полиприон;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Black sea bass — This article is about the Atlantic black sea bass. For Pacific black sea bass, see giant sea bass. Black sea bass black sea bass Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Coastal fish — Schooling threadfin, a coastal species Coastal fish, also called offshore fish or neritic fish, are fish that inhabit the sea between the shoreline and the edge of the continental shelf. Since the continental shelf is usually less than 200 metres …   Wikipedia

  • Miami Terrace Reef — Bamboo corals on Miami Terrace Reef 15 miles off the coast of Miami, Florida. Image courtesy of NOAA Ocean Explorer The Miami Terrace Reef ( …   Wikipedia

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