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common name for a large carnivorous member of the family Serranidae (sea bass family), abundant in tropical and subtropical seas and highly valued as food fish.
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1. any of various large dark serranid fishes, such as Mycteroperca bonaci, of warm or tropical seas
2. Austral any of various marine sciaenid food and game fish, esp the mulloway
3. Austral a large food fish of W Australian waters Glaucosama hebraicum