1. (noun) black bream, parore, Girella tricuspidata - a silvery grey to grey-brown fish with vertical dark bars along the sides. Body oval and compressed with a small mouth. Most common in shallow waters around the northeastern North Island.
Ko te nuinga o ā rāua ngohi, he karatī, he parore (TWK 24:9). / The majority of their fish were small snapper and black bream.