sea bass

sea bass
sea bass NOUN a marine fish with a spiny dorsal fin, resembling the freshwater perch.

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  • Sea bass — refers to many fish species of various families, including:* Black sea bass ( Centropristis striata , in the family Serranidae), whose range is the eastern coast of the United States * White sea bass ( Cynoscion nobilis , in the family… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea bass — (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small white spots and blotche …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea bass — sea′ bass [[t]bæs[/t]] n. 1) ich any of numerous marine fishes of the family Serranidae, characterized by a large mouth and an exposed upper jaw 2) ich any of numerous related or similar marine food fishes …   From formal English to slang

  • sea bass — ☆ sea bass n. 1. any of a large family (Serranidae) of spiny finned, predatory, marine percoid fishes; esp., a dark food fish (Centropristes striata) with large scales and a wide mouth, found along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. 2. any of various …   English World dictionary

  • sea bass — noun 1. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae • Syn: ↑bass • Hypernyms: ↑saltwater fish • Hyponyms: ↑striped bass, ↑striper 2. any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elon …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea bass — /bas/ 1. any of numerous marine fishes of the family Serranidae. Cf. black sea bass. 2. any of numerous related or similar marine food fishes. [1755 65, Amer] * * * Any of about 400 species (family Serranidae) of carnivorous fishes, most of which …   Universalium

  • sea bass — /ˈsi bæs/ (say see bas) noun (plural sea bass or sea basses) 1. any of a number of marine serranoid fishes, as Morone labrax of the north Atlantic and Mediterranean. 2. NSW → cardinal fish. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note… …  

  • Sea Bass Fishing — Éditeur Sega Développeur A wave inc. / Able Date de sortie 1997 arcade (ST V), Saturn Genre Pêche Mode de jeu Solo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • black sea bass — Sea bass Sea bass . (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white sea bass — Sea bass Sea bass . (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish ({Serranus atrarius} syn. {Centropristis atrarius}) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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