black sea bass

black sea bass
noun
bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
Hypernyms: ↑sea bass
Member Holonyms: ↑Centropristis, ↑genus Centropristis

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noun
1. : an abundant and important food fish (Centropristes striatus) of the Atlantic coast of the United States that is dark bluish with black bands and more or less varied with small white spots and blotches — called also sea bass

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/bas/
a bluish, black-striped sea bass, Centropristes striata, abundant off the coast of eastern North America: a valuable food fish.
[1835-45, Amer.]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • black sea bass — /bas/ a bluish, black striped sea bass, Centropristes striata, abundant off the coast of eastern North America: a valuable food fish. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • California black sea bass — didysis jūrinis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Stereolepis gigas angl. black Pacific jewfish; California black sea bass; giant sea bass; Pacific black sea bass rus. гигантский морской окунь… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Pacific black sea bass — didysis jūrinis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Stereolepis gigas angl. black Pacific jewfish; California black sea bass; giant sea bass; Pacific black sea bass rus. гигантский морской окунь… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Cal|i|for|nia black sea bass — «KAL uh FRN yuh, FR nee uh», a jewfish …   Useful english dictionary

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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

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