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rock salmon

noun
  1. British (formerly) any of several coarse fishes when used as food, esp the dogfish or wolffish: now called rockfish or catfish
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  • Rock-salmon, like palpitating carnation petals, lay there wriggling their soft vermilion and gasping frantically for breath.

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    Vicente Blasco Ibez