Definition of rock salmon in English:

rock salmon

Line breaks: rock sal¦mon

noun

  • 1A tropical snapper which occurs both in the sea and in rivers, valued for food and sport.
    • Lutjanus argentimaculatus, family Lutjanidae
  • 2 [mass noun] British Dogfish or wolf fish as food.
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    • The chain had been serving 17 tonnes of cod a year, but simply replaced them with fish such as coley, rock salmon, whiting and plaice.
    • There's also a firmer, meatier, stronger-flavored rock salmon, aka dogfish; a salty, tasty whiting; and, of course, a moist and flaky cod, the gold standard of the fried-fish genre.
    • If you want another fright, the wolf-fish is one of several fish sold as rock salmon in your local chip-shop!

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