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Centropristis atrarius
Blackfish Black"fish, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus Globicephalus, of several species. The most common is G. melas. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The tautog of New England (Tautoga). 3. (Zo["o]l.) The black sea bass (Centropristis atrarius) of the Atlantic coast. It is excellent food fish; -- locally called also black Harry. 4. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of southern Europe (Centrolophus pompilus) of the Mackerel family. 5. (Zo["o]l.) The female salmon in the spawning season. Note: The name is locally applied to other fishes.
Serranus or Centropristis atrarius
Sea bass Sea" bass` . (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large marine food fish (Serranus, or Centropristis, atrarius) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small white spots and blotches. Called also, locally, blue bass, black sea bass, blackfish, bluefish, and black perch. (b) A California food fish (Cynoscion nobile); -- called also white sea bass, and sea salmon.

Meaning of Centropristis from wikipedia

- The black sea b**** (Centropristis striata) is a species of marine ray-finned fish, a sea b**** from the subfamily Serraninae which is part of the family...
- United States. Species in genus Centropristis include: Centropristis fuscula Poey, 1861 (twospot sea b****) Centropristis ocyurus (D.S. Jordan & Evermann...
- nebulifer) lives mainly off the coast of California. Genus Centropristis Black sea b**** (Centropristis striata) is found on the East Coast of the United States...
- centropristis is a species of monogenean, parasitic on the gills of a marine fish. It belongs to the family Microcotylidae. Microcotyle centropristis...
- member of the temperate perch family Percichthyidae. The black sea b****, Centropristis striata, is a member of the sea b**** and sea grouper family Serranidae...
- the Bering Sea islands black ruff, Centrolophus niger Black sea b****, Centropristis striata Sacramento blackfish, Orthodon microlepidotus Tautog, Tautoga...
- be of any size. The belted sandfish was first formally described as Centropristis subligarius in 1870 by the American paleontologist and zoologist Edward...
- 1953 Subfamily Serraninae Swainson, 1839 Bullisichthys Rivas, 1971 Centropristis Cuvier, 1829 Chelidoperca Boulenger, 1895 Cratinus Steindachner, 1878...
- xanthurus = Spot, Spot Croaker Micropogonias undulatus = Atlantic Croaker Centropristis striata = Black Sea B**** Morone saxatilis = Striped B**** Pholis gunnellus...
-  aurorubens Binomial name Rhomboplites aurorubens (G. Cuvier, 1829) Synonyms Centropristis aurorubens G. Cuvier, 1829 Mesoprion elegans Poey, 1860 Aprion ariommus...
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