Definition of Rockfishes

1. Noun. (plural of rockfish) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rockfishes

1. rockfish [n] - See also: rockfish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockfishes

rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry
rockets
rocketship
rocketships
rockface
rockfaces
rockfall
rockfalls
rockfest
rockfests
rockfill
rockfills
rockfish
rockfishes (current term)
rockfoil
rockfowl
rockfowls
rockhard
rockhopper
rockhopper penguin
rockhopper penguins
rockhoppers
rockhound
rockhounding
rockhoundings
rockhounds
rockier
rockiers

Literary usage of Rockfishes

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

1. Beyond the Golden Gate: Oceanography, Geology, Biology, and Environmental by Herman A. Karl (2001)
"... Sea Urchins, and rockfishes Stephen R. Wing Free-floating larvae of bottom-dwelling marine organisms play an important role in the ecology of the Gulf ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"At the Tiburón Laboratory, biologists study rockfishes, also known as 'rock cod' or marketed as 'California snapper,' and other bottom- dwelling fishes that ..."

3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... is parasitic on large fishes, rockfishes, or flounders. It usually fastens itself at the throat or isthmus of its host and sometimes at the eyes. ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"A very large and important family of spiny-rayed fishes, the rockfishes (qv). The body is elongate, compressed, and bears ctenoid scales. ..."

5. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The first are chiefly and collectively known as rockfishes, although many of the species have received distinctive names from the fishermen, especially the ..."

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