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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sea  bass  \Sea"  bass`\  .  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  large  marine  food  fish  ({Serranus,  or  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  blotches. 
  Called  also  locally,  {blue  bass},  {black  sea  bass}, 
  {blackfish},  {bluefish},  and  {black  perch}. 
  b  A  California  food  fish  ({Cynoscion  nobile});  --  called 
  also  {white  sea  bass},  and  {sea  salmon}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pudding  fish  \Pud"ding  fish\,  Pudding  wife  \Pudding  wife\  [Prob. 
  corrupted  fr  the  Sp  name  in  Cuba,  pudiano  verde.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  handsomely  colored,  blue  and  bronze,  labroid  fish 
  ({Iridio,  syn.  Platyglossus  radiatus})  of  Florida,  Bermuda, 
  and  the  West  Indies.  Called  also  {pudiano},  {doncella},  and 
  at  Bermuda,  {bluefish}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bluefish  \Blue"fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  1.  A  large  voracious  fish  ({Pomatomus  saitatrix}),  of  the 
  family  {Carangid[ae]},  valued  as  a  food  fish,  and  widely 
  distributed  on  the  American  coast.  On  the  New  Jersey  and 
  Rhode  Island  coast  it  is  called  the  {horse  mackerel},  in 
  Virginia  {saltwater  tailor},  or  {skipjack}. 
 
  2.  A  West  Indian  fish  ({Platyglossus  radiatus}),  of  the 
  family  {Labrid[ae]}. 
 
  Note:  The  name  is  applied  locally  to  other  species  of  fishes; 
  as  the  cunner,  sea  bass,  squeteague,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bluefish 
  n  1:  bluish  warm-water  marine  food  and  game  fish  that  follow 
  schools  of  small  fishes  into  shallow  waters  [syn:  {Pomatomus 
  saltatrix}] 
  2:  fatty  bluish  flesh  of  bluefish 




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