Definition of Redfish

1. Noun. North Atlantic rockfish.

Exact synonyms: Ocean Perch, Rosefish
Generic synonyms: Rockfish



2. Noun. Large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico.
Exact synonyms: Channel Bass, Red Drum, Sciaenops Ocellatus
Generic synonyms: Drum, Drumfish
Group relationships: Genus Sciaenops, Sciaenops

3. Noun. Male salmon that has recently spawned.
Generic synonyms: Salmon

Definition of Redfish

1. n. The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also nerka. See Blueback (b).

Definition of Redfish

1. Noun. Edible red rockfish, ''Sebastes marinus'', found in North America, also called rosefish or ocean perch. ¹

2. Noun. A large red edible fish, ''Sciaenops ocellata'', also called channel bass or red drum. ¹

3. Noun. A slimehead. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redfish

1. an edible rockfish [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Redfish

1. The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; called also nerka. See Blueback. The rosefish. A large California labroid food fish (Trochocopus pulcher); called also fathead. The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under Drumfish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Redfish

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"Mutilations of the Oregon redfish.—The sores, frayed-out fins, and other mutilations which have been noticed upon the Chinook salmon and redfish by every ..."

2. St. Louis' Isle, Or Texiana: With Additional Observations Made in the United by Charles Hooton (1847)
"redfish. Alligator Shooting. Line Fishing. The Red Bug. Incidents with Snakes. Slaughter-house Dogs, an Adventure. Lafitte, the Pirate's Mate. A Texan Duel. ..."

3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The latter is known as the little redfish, Kennedy's salmon, or walla. It has been definitely proved that the large redfish come up from the sea and are ..."

4. Sustainability Issues for Resource Managers by Daniel L. Bottom, Gordon H. Reeves, Martha H. Brookes (1997)
"As an extreme example, take the "blackened redfish" case. A recipe, originated by New Orleans chef Paul Prudhomme, gained so much popularity that demand for ..."

5. Florida: The Keys by Don Philpott (2002)
"... sailfish redfish (July to December) bonefish trout, redfish grouper, ... king mackerel bonefish cobia, grouper snook, redfish trout Coffin's Patch ..."

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