Definition of Red drum

1. Noun. Large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Channel Bass, Redfish, Sciaenops Ocellatus
Generic synonyms: Drum, Drumfish
Group relationships: Genus Sciaenops, Sciaenops

Definition of Red drum

1. Noun. a large red edible fish, ''Sciaenops ocellata'', also called channel bass or redfish. ¹

¹ Source:

Red Drum Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Red Drum Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Drum

red cross
red currant
red cypress pine
red dagga
red deer
red degeneration
red devil
red diaper baby
red diesel
red dog
red dogs
red dogwood
red drop effect
red drum (current term)
red drums
red dwarf
red dwarf star
red dwarfs
red earth
red eft
red elm
red envelope
red face test
red false mallow
red fescue
red fescues
red fever
red fibres

Literary usage of Red drum

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

1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... the red- drum, channel-bass, redfish, bull redfish, or pescado colorado, well known as an abundant and important food-fish of our South Atlantic and ..."

2. Fishing in American Waters by Genio C. Scott (1875)
"Both the red and black drums afford the angler great sport; but for the table the red drum is infinitely the superior of the two fishes, which are the most ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"The red drum is one of the largest and most valuable fishes of the South Atlantic and ... In North Carolina, where this fish is called "drum", "red drum", ..."

4. The Call of the Surf by Van Campen Heilner, Frank Stick (1920)
"There has been a great controversy among surf fishermen as to the exact definition of a red drum. Many well-known anglers have taken a species of drum which ..."

5. The Market Assistant: Containing a Brief Description of Every Article of by Thomas Farrington De Voe (1867)
"There appears to be not less than two varieties of this fish occasionally found in our markets, one of which is known as the " red drum," and the other the ..."

6. Outing (1893)
"We found them engaged in splitting and salting the last of a boatload of large red-drum, which they had caught during the morning. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Red drum

Search for Red drum on!Search for Red drum on!Search for Red drum on Google!Search for Red drum on Wikipedia!