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yellow jack

n.
1. A yellowish-silver carangid food fish (Caranx bartholomaei syn. Carangoides bartholomaei) of western Atlantic and Caribbean waters.
2. Nautical A yellow flag hoisted on a ship to request pratique or warn of disease on board.
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yellow jack

n
1. (Pathology) pathol another name for yellow fever
2. (Nautical Terms) another name for quarantine flag
3. (Animals) any of certain large yellowish carangid food fishes, esp Caranx bartholomaei, of warm and tropical Atlantic waters
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yel′low jack`

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n., pl. (esp. collectively) -jack, (esp. for kinds or species) -jacks for 3
2. a silvery and yellowish Caribbean food fish, Caranx bartholomaei.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yellow jack - caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquitoyellow jack - caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
2.yellow jack - yellow flag hoist on a ship in quarantine
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
3.yellow jack - fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
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yellow jack

n. pop. fiebre amarilla.
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Es importante mencionar que especies como Carangoides bartholomaei, Lutjanus griseus y Haemulon plumierii, eran poco capturadas entre 1993 y 1996 (Manjarres, 2004), que luego para el 2000 ya no fueron registradas.
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