red rock cod

noun

1
: any of numerous pinkish or red rockfishes (genus Sebastodes) of considerable importance as market fishes along the Pacific coast of North America

called also red cod

2
: a fish (Scorpaena cruenta) of southern Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand related to the American red rock cods

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“Red rock cod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20rock%20cod. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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