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n.1.(Zool.) A scombroid food fish of Madeira (Cybium Commersonii).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, a revisit to the record archives proved that fish to be a Chinese Seerfish or Giant mackerel.
A wide assortment of 25 different finfish offered to clients runs the gamut from Trevally and Red Mullet to Commerson's Anchovy, Mackerel, Reef Cod, Seerfish, Shark, Porefret, Sooparai, Barracuda, Rays and Rabbit fish.
The result may be only a handful of sardines or seerfish. The fish buying takes place right on the beach where the buyers can easily be distinguished by their starched business shirts and flashy gold watches - looking almost as conspicuous as the tourists.
The company's assortment of frozen products, which account for the lion's share of business, includes sea-caught and farmed shrimp in numerous presentations, lobster, squid, cuttlefish, octopus, tuna, black and silver pomfret, seerfish, snapper, ribbon fish, mackerel and sardines.
Francis, general manager of the plant, pointed out that a good deal of black pomfret and seerfish is also being shipped regularly to the USA.