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sablefish

[sey-buh l-fish] /ˈseɪ bəlˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) sablefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sablefishes.
1.
a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, inhabiting waters of the North Pacific.
Also called blackcod.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; sable + fish
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  • Due to its rich oil content, sablefish is exceptionally flavorful and an excellent fish for smoking.

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