Rosefish

rosefish

(Science: zoology) A large marine scorpaenoid food fish (Sebastes marinus) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America.

Synonym: red perch, hemdurgan, Norway haddok, and also, erroneously, snapper, bream, and bergylt.

When full grown it is usually bright rose-red or orange-red; the young are usually mottled with red and ducky brown.

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