Definition of stumpnose in English:


Syllabification: stump·nose
Pronunciation: /ˈstəmpˌnōz

noun (plural same)

chiefly South African
  • A southern African sea bream, popular with anglers.
    • Rhabdosargus and other genera, family Sparidae: several species, in particular the white stumpnose (R. globiceps), which is of commercial importance
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    • Fishing enthusiasts catch a range of species including the white stumpnose, but the concern is that the catch rates are too high and that this fish may become rare as in other coastal areas.
    • Other popular redfish include the red stumpnose and the red roman, reaching 20 and 10 lb, respectively.
    • Winter fish would be described as snoek, mullet, white stumpnose and galjoen if you are that lucky.

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