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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rock·fish /-ˌfɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rock·fish n. Zool. (a) Any one of several California scorpaenoid food fishes of the genus Sebastichthys, as the red rockfish (Sebastichthys ruber).  They are among the most important of California market fishes. Called also rock cod, and garrupa. (b) The striped bass. See Bass. (c) Any one of several species of Florida and Bermuda groupers of the genus Epinephelus. (d) An American fresh-water darter; the log perch.
 Note:The term is locally applied to various other fishes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught
           among rocks
      2: marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts
         of Europe and America
      3: marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes;
         migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus
         Morone [syn: striped bass, striper, Roccus saxatilis]
      [also: rockfishes (pl)]