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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rockfish  \Rock"fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Any  one  of  several  California  scorp[ae]noid  food  fishes 
  of  the  genus  {Sebastichthys},  as  the  red  rockfish  ({S. 
  ruber}).  They  are  among  the  most  important  of  California 
  market  fishes.  Called  also  {rock  cod},  and  {garrupa}. 
  b  The  striped  bass.  See  {Bass}. 
  c  Any  one  of  several  species  of  Florida  and  Bermuda 
  groupers  of  the  genus  {Epinephelus}. 
  d  An  American  fresh-water  darter;  the  log  perch. 
  Note:  The  term  is  locally  applied  to  various  other  fishes. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Garrupa  \Gar*ru"pa\,  n.  [Prob.  fr  Pg  garupa  crupper.  Cf 
  {Grouper}  the  fish.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  several  species  of  California  market  fishes,  of  the 
  genus  {Sebastichthys};  --  called  also  {rockfish}.  See