vermilion rockfish

noun

: a common commercially important red rock cod (Sebastodes miniatus) of the Pacific coast of North America that is vermilion to brick red above shading to pink and light red on the sides and belly and liberally speckled with black on the back and sides

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“Vermilion rockfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vermilion%20rockfish. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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