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Any of several marine carangid fishes of the genus Caranx, especially the crevalle jack.

[Alteration of cavalla.]


(Animals) a silver coloured fish, Caranx hippos of the Carangidae or jack family native to western Atlantic areas


(krəˈvæl i, -ˈvæl ə)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -le, (esp. for kinds or species) -les.
any of several marine fishes of the jack family, Carangidae.
[1895–1900, Amer.; obscurely akin to cavalla]
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If a shark doesn't take the bait, a big jack crevalle might.
First occurrence of a Pacific Crevalle Jack, Caranx caninus, north of San Diego, California.
Caranx defensor = Caranx hippos (Linnaeus): Crevalle Jack, Jack Crevalle; p.
In 2005 and 2006, respectively, 59 (17%) and 94 (28%) households reported that they avoided eating crevalle jack (Caranx hippos), and 5 (1%) and 7 (2%) avoided hogfish (Lachnolaimus maxims), because they believed that these fish might be ciguatoxic.
In others, such as in the crevalle jack, it's the ribs, vertebrae, or other skull bones that are involved.
Correlations were also calculated for the five most abundant individual species (representing 85% of the total catch): Atlantic moonfish, northern puffer, crevalle jack (Caranx hippos), planehead filefish (Stephanolepis hispidus), and bigeye (Priacanthus arenatus).
His classes will embark on a five-hour fishing charter where students might possibly catch blue marlin, sole fish, dorado (mahi-mahi), jack crevalle, queen fish, green fish, tuna, blue runner, bonito and even sharks weighing up to 400 pounds.
These include Spanish mackerel, blackfin tuna, amberjack, black drum, gag grouper, wahoo, bluefish, gafftopsail catfish, crevalle jack, and ladyfish.
A special feature is the 11,000 gallon saltwater aquarium that treats viewers to a colorful scene of spade fish, black drum, redfish, jack crevalle, red grouper and a host of other fish native to South Carolina waters.
We're fishing for barred pargo, sierra mackerel, jack crevalle, cabrilla, pompano, roosterfish, and who knows what else in the fish menagerie in the Sea of Cortez.
Jack crevalle is sold by various names, including cavalry, cavalla, toro (in Mexico), trevally, and jackfish.
This includes red snapper, grey snapper, grouper, kingfish, Spanish mackerel, jack crevalle, flounder, permit and barracuda the size of logs.