sea bass

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sea bass / bas/ • n. any of a number of marine fishes that are related to or resemble the common perch, in particular: ∎  a mainly tropical fish of a large family (Serranidae, the sea bass family), esp. one of the genus Centropristis, including the giant sea bass (C. stiata). The sea bass family also includes the groupers. ∎  (white sea bass) a large game fish (Cynoscion nobilis) of the drum family, found along the Pacific coast of North America.

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sea bass See SERRANIDAE.

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sea bass: see bass.