starry rockfish

noun

: a rather small rockfish (Sebastodes constellatus) of the southern California and Lower California coast that is chiefly yellow to red above sprinkled with pale dots and fading to yellowish or pinkish white below

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“Starry rockfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/starry%20rockfish. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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