yellowtail rockcod

variants: or yellowtail rockfish

Definition of yellowtail rockcod

: a commercially important rockfish (Sebastodes flavidus) of the Pacific coast of North America that is grayish brown above shading to white below and spotted with yellow on the sides and has a yellow tail fin

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“Yellowtail rockcod.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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