Definition of Cabrilla

1. n. A name applied to various species of edible fishes of the genus Serranus, and related genera, inhabiting the Meditarranean, the coast of California, etc. In California, some of them are also called rock bass and kelp salmon.



Definition of Cabrilla

1. a sea bass [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cabrilla

cabotinage
cabrales
cabre
cabree
cabrees
cabrerite
cabresta
cabrestas
cabresto
cabrestos
cabretta
cabrettas
cabrie
cabries
cabriite
cabrilla (current term)
cabrillas
cabriole
cabrioles
cabriolet
cabriolets
cabrit
cabrito
cabrits
cabs
cabstand
cabstands
cabulance
caburns
cabécou

Literary usage of Cabrilla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mexico's Pacific Coast by Vivien Lougheed (2004)
"U March — grouper, sierra, cabrilla and white sea bass. ... U November — grouper, sierra, cabrilla, yellowtail, whitefish and red snapper. ..."

2. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1889)
"140 NEW INVERTEBRATA FROM cabrilla OCCIDENTALIS gen. et sp. nov. The body is irregularly globular, elongated, depressed above and of greenish-brown color. ..."

3. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"This refers to SERRANUS cabrilla and SERRANUS SCRIBA. The first of these may be retained as type, following general custom, although its scientific name is ..."

4. A Manual of British Vertebrate Animals: Or Descriptions of All the Animals by Leonard Jenyns (1835)
"P. cabrilla, Linn. (Smooth Serranus.) — Jaws without scales: cheeks and gill-covers marked with three or four oblique bands; sides with a few longitudinal ..."

5. A manual of British vertebrate animals: Or Descriptions of All the Animals by Leonard Blomefield (1835)
"P. cabrilla, Linn. (Smooth Serranus.) — Jaws without scales: cheeks and gill-covers marked with three or four oblique bands; sides with a few longitudinal ..."

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