Definition of Groundfish

1. Noun. Fish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder).

Exact synonyms: Bottom Fish
Generic synonyms: Food Fish



Definition of Groundfish

1. Noun. (fishing) Fish that swim near the seafloor ¹

2. Verb. (fishing) To fish for groundfish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Groundfish

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundfish

groundcherry
groundcover
groundcovers
groundcrew
groundcrews
grounde
grounded
grounded theory
groundedly
groundedness
grounden
grounder
grounders
groundes
groundfire
groundfish (current term)
groundfished
groundfishes
groundfishing
groundfloor
groundfloors
groundhog
groundhogs
groundhopper
groundhoppers
grounding
groundings
groundkeeper
groundkeepers
groundless

Literary usage of Groundfish

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

1. Financial Support to Fisheries: Implications for Sustainable Development by Anthony Cox, Carl-Christian Michael Roedsted Schmidt (2006)
"The LRP component of TAGS aimed to remove 50% of existing groundfish licenses. Eligibility was limited to fishers who had a demonstrated dependence on ..."

2. Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development: Economic, Environmental and by Oecd. Published by, Publi Oecd Published by Oecd Publishing, workshop OECD (2006)
"By 1987, Atlantic Canada landed 886 000 tonnes of groundfish, over half of which was ... While the importance of groundfish to the fishing industry varied ..."

3. Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheries: Smoothing the Path by Bertrand Le Gallic, Anthony Cox (2006)
"Individual Vessel Quotas (IVQ) The Pacific groundfish fishery involves over 50 ... groundfish are also harvested in commercial, recreational and First ..."

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