Definition of Black bream
1. Noun. Important dark-colored edible food and game fish of Australia.
Generic synonyms: Bream, Sea Bream
Group relationships: Chrysophrys, Genus Chrysophrys
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Literary usage of Black bream
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1. Yorke the Adventurer, and Other Stories by Louis Becke (1901)
"The black bream of Australia NEXT to the lordly and brilliant-hued schnapper, the big black bream of the deep harbour waters of the east coast of Australia ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"42 : " Chrysophrys comprises the tar- whine and black-bream of the Sydney fishermen. . . . We have two species in Australia. . . . The black-bream ..."
3. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"The black bream is seldom taken on the outside grounds. ... And when he is hooked what a brave fight he makes! Fig. 47.—black bream ..."
4. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"Sparus lineatus, black bream, MONTAGU. Mem. Wern. Soc. vol. ii. p. ... THE BLACK BREAM, the Cantharus griseus of Cuvier and M. Valenciennes, was made known ..."
5. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"The black bream (Chrysophrys australis) and the tar- whine (Ch. hasta) are both valuable food-fish, which form a regular supply; they attain a weight of 4 ..."
6. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1883)
"It is occasionally taken in line-fishing, and, although not so good as the black bream and others, is by no means a bad table fish. ..."
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