Definition of rockling in English:

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rockling

Pronunciation: /ˈrɒklɪŋ/

noun

A slender marine fish of the cod family, typically occurring in shallow water or tidal pools.
  • Genera Ciliata and Rhinomenus, family Gadidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • Spider crabs stalked the seabed; wrasse, blennies, shannies and rockling darted over the reefs, and pollack wheeled overhead.
  • The bait also attracts additional dogfish, flounders, rockling, pout and school bass and makes for a busy session.
  • Tope packs come in shallow and work the edges of stony reefs looking for black bream, school bass, rockling and even small dogfish.

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