corbina

[kawr-bee-nuh]
noun
1.
a game fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, of the croaker family, inhabiting Pacific coastal waters of North America.
2.
any of various related fish.
Also, corvina.


Origin:
1900–05; < Spanish corvina, feminine of corvino < Latin corvīnus corvine; so named from its color

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corbina

noun
bluish-grey whiting of California coast 
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Example sentences
Anglers can fish for perch, corbina, grunion and yellow-fin croaker.
Surf fishermen often catch barred perch, cabezon and corbina from the beach.
Anglers fish for perch, corbina, grunion and yellow-fin croaker.
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