noun, plural (especially collectively) redfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) redfishes.
Also called ocean perch, rosefish. a North Atlantic rockfish, Sebastes marinus, used for food.

1400–50; late Middle English rede fische; see red1, fish Unabridged
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redfish (ˈrɛdˌfɪʃ)
n , pl -fish, -fishes
1.  Compare blackfish a male salmon that has recently spawned
2.  any of several red European scorpaenid fishes of the genus Sebastes, esp S. marinus, valued as a food fish

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