Webster 1913 Edition
Any one of several California scorpaenoid food fishes of the genus
as the red. They are among the most important of California market fishes. Called also
rock cod, and
The striped bass. See
Any one of several species of Florida and Bermuda groupers of the genus
An American fresh-water darter; the log perch.
☞ The term is locally applied to various other fishes.