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wreckfish

[rek-fish] /ˈrɛkˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural wreckfishes (especially collectively) wreckfish.
1.
a large brown fish, Polyprion americanus, of the sea bass family, inhabiting the Mediterranean Sea and tropical Atlantic Ocean, often occurring in groups near wrecks.
Also called stone bass.
Origin of wreckfish
1875-1880
1875-80; wreck + -fish
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wreckfish

/ˈrɛkˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
another name for stone bass
Word Origin
so called because it is often found near wrecked ships
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