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

[Alteration of cavalla.]
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(Animals) a silver coloured fish, Caranx hippos of the Carangidae or jack family native to western Atlantic areas
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(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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Food and drink offerings include signature curry house Mr Todiwala's Kitchen, the Food Store contemporary restaurant, bar and grocer, and centrepiece bar Jack Speak, which is themed on a 19th century Royal Navy officers' wardroom.
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BAR JACK with STRAINED YOGURT, GOOSEBERRIES and "SCAPERS" Serves 4 Alex Figura Lower48 Kitchen For the scapers: 1 tablespoon salt 1 cup water 1 cup shallot blooms For the strained yogurt: 3/4 cup whole milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons yogurt from an heirloom Bulgarian strain* For the bar jack: 12 ounces sushi grade bar jack, thinly sliced* Sea salt For the dish: 1/2 pint goosberries 1/2 cup blanched, shocked, and shelled fava beans Baby chard Olive oil Lemon juice Sea salt FOR THE SCAPERS: Mix salt with room temperature water, Pour over shallot blooms and let ferment for 7 days at room temperature.
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latus), and bar jack (Carangoides ruber) in schools exceeding 1000 fish, in rainbow runner (Elagatis bipinnulata) in schools of up to ~300 fish, and occasionally greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) in schools numbering ~120 individuals, primarily following during the full-moon and waning moon periods between February and October (Table 1).
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