[sey-buh l-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) sa·ble·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sa·ble·fish·es.
  1. a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, inhabiting waters of the North Pacific.

Origin of sablefish

First recorded in 1800–10; sable + fish
Also called blackcod. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018