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 for garrupa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garrupa \Gar*ru"pa\, n. [Prob. fr. Pg. garupa crupper. Cf.
     Grouper the fish.] (Zool.)
     One of several species of California market fishes, of the
     genus Sebastichthys; -- called also rockfish. See
     Rockfish.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rockfish \Rock"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) Any one of several California scorpaenoid food fishes of
         the genus Sebastichthys, as the red rockfish
         ({Sebastichthys ruber). They are among the most
         important of California market fishes. Called also rock
         cod, and garrupa.
     (b) The striped bass. See Bass.
     (c) Any one of several species of Florida and Bermuda
         groupers of the genus Epinephelus.
     (d) An American fresh-water darter; the log perch.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The term is locally applied to various other fishes.
           [1913 Webster]

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