white sea bass

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  1. a large weakfish, Atractoscion nobilis, occurring along the Pacific coast of North America and popular as a sport and food fish.

Origin of white sea bass

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby white sea bass

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How to use white sea bass in a sentence

  • Rock fish, cod, or as Najmieh suggests, white sea bass or sea bass are the closest in taste and texture to this kind of fish.

  • Those seven tons of splendid white sea-bass went into the fertilizer-plant, where many and many a ton had gone before!

    Tales of Fishes | Zane Grey
  • One Austrian round-haul netter took seven tons of white sea-bass in one haul.

    Tales of Fishes | Zane Grey
  • He made a very creditable record, getting a thirty-pound yellow-tail and several good-sized white sea-bass and bonito.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • What becomes of these seven tons of white sea-bass and all the other tons and tons of yellowtail and albacore?

    Tales of Fishes | Zane Grey