Definition of redfish in English:


Line breaks: red|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛdfɪʃ

noun (plural same or redfishes)

  • 1A bright red edible marine fish, in particular:
    • a North Atlantic rockfish (genus Sebastes, family Scorpaenidae, in particular the commercially important S. marinus).the red drum of the western Atlantic, popular as a game fish (Sciaenops ocellatus, family Sciaenidae).a bottom-dwelling Australian fish (Centroberyx affinis, family Berycidae). Also called nannygai
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    • I arrived at Mosquito Lagoon to fish for the redfish.
    • The saltwater river harbors prized snook, trout, largemouth bass, redfish, and even tarpon.
    • Species that are usually caught near the ocean's bottom, including cod, haddock, pollock, redfish, halibut, flounder, and other species.
  • 2British A male salmon in the spawning season.

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