Hexagrammus decagrammus
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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  • Cynoscion nobilis — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spotted rock trout — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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