from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A South African sparoid fish, Dentex rupestris.


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  • Other threatened species were African black oyster catchers, abalone, and fish species such as roman, dageraad, red steenbras and red stumpnose.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002

  • Fishermen last week reached the 20-ton limit on white steenbras two months into the October-to-May season and have been told to "throw them back into the water" if they catch any, Lamberth told AFP.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2000

  • A moratorium has been placed on fishing two species - the white steenbras and the 74 - while the number of fish of 16 other species anglers are allowed to catch has been slashed, generally by

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2000

  • These include the Cape salmon, red roman, red steenbras and several species of cod.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2000

  • In the case of white steenbras - which disappeared off menus this week - only six percent of the breeding stock is left.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2000

  • Dirk West was arrested in possession of galjoen, steenbras, blacktail and kabeljou at the coastal resort town of Swakopmund last week.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1995

  • The cold Benguela Current sweeping northwards supports the best fishing on the southwest coast of Africa, and in season South African anglers flock here to catch steenbras, galjoen and blacktail. Top headlines 2011


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