white sea bass


: a large croaker (Atractoscion nobilis) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important sport and food fish

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Other mitigation projects required for SONGS included the white sea bass fish hatchery in the Agua Hedionda Lagoon at Carlsbad, and an artificial reef built to anchor a kelp forest off the coast of San Clemente. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Nov. 2022 When cod is unavailable, substitute haddock, hake, cusk, tilapia, pollock, striped bass, or white sea bass. Julia Rutland, Southern Living, 30 June 2020 Honey buttermilk fried chicken, a voodoo shrimp martini and white sea bass crudo served with a glass of Erata Pinot Noir at Tavern House Kitchen + Bar.(Spencer Grant) A New American eatery with enviable harbor views recently opened in Newport Beach. Daily Pilot, 3 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white sea bass was in 1884

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“White sea bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20sea%20bass. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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