Definition of rock bass in US English:

rock bass


  • A red-eyed North American freshwater fish of the sunfish family, found chiefly in rocky streams.

    Ambloplites rupestris, family Centrarchidae

    Also called red-eye
    • ‘Panfish comprise the black crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, pumpkinseed, rock bass, white crappie, and yellow perch.’
    • ‘During the winter the rock bass remain in schools.’


rock bass

/ˈräk ˌbas/