rock salmon

noun

Definition of rock salmon

2 : a common silvery pink to bright red snapper (Lutjanus argentimaculatus) of the tropical Indo-Pacific highly esteemed for food and sport
3 : any of several fishes (as the pollack, the wolffish, or the dogfish) used as food in England but not esteemed as food fishes under their usual names

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“Rock salmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20salmon. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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