Rosefish n. (Zool.) A large marine scorpaenoid food fish (Sebastes marinus) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also red perch, hemdurgan, Norway haddok, and also, erroneously, snapper, bream, and bergylt. Note: 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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