Definition of stumpnose in English:

stumpnose

noun

South African
  • A southern African sea bream, popular with anglers.

    • ‘Qualified divers can feed the multitude of fishes which include red roman, red stumpnose, galjoen - the national fish of South Africa and white stumpnose amongst others.’
    • ‘I had no success but a few stumpnose and rockcod's were on board.’
    • ‘Natal stumpnose is a common shore angling fish and Vuyiswa's work will be vital in adding to knowledge about this important species.’
    • ‘Rock anglers are rewarded for their patience with catches of kingfish, queenfish, kob, shad, stumpnose and pompano.’
    • ‘The Cape stumpnose is the dominant marine migrant in South African estuaries.’
    • ‘Other popular redfish include the red stumpnose and the red roman, reaching 20 and 10 lb, respectively.’
    • ‘Winter fish would be described as snoek, mullet, white stumpnose and galjoen if you are that lucky.’
    • ‘On several occasions there have been massive mortalities of fish with thousands of putrefying steenbras, leervis and stumpnose washing up on the shore.’
    • ‘An angler is allowed 10 fish a day and a maximum of five each of the following garrick, cob, white steenbras, shad, white stumpnose and bream.’
    • ‘The Kelp Forest Exhibit is home to these fishes as well as red roman, red stumpnose, galjoen (the national fish of South Africa) and white stumpnose amongst others.’
    • ‘Kalk Bay is a little fishing village with a small harbour, where during summer there are ‘runs’ of white stumpnose and mackerel, when anglers converge on the harbour wall.’
    • ‘In September a detailed investigation on the movements and activity patterns of at least 20 white stumpnose in Langebaan Lagoon will be initiated.’
    • ‘Fishing enthusiasts catch a range of species including the white stumpnose, but the concern is that the catch rates are too high and that this fish may become rare as in other coastal areas.’

Pronunciation

stumpnose

/ˈstʌmpnəʊz/