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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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In the same areas that the seatrout feed, you will find lots of jack crevalle, some topping 20 pounds.
Smith-Vaniz WF, Kent EC (2007) Review of the crevalle jacks, Caranx hippos complex (Teleostei: Carangidae), with a description of a new species from West Africa.
The next day we mixed it up (it was due to be another Cubera trip, but the weather was a bit 'iffy') and targeted snook--another fish I had on my list--after about a dozen small Jack crevalle I finally had my snook--and another two on top for good measure, the best going 19-201bs, so another tick in the box
The predominant species captured during the verification trials included juvenile pargo manchado Lutjanus guttatus, gafftopsail pompano, African pompano Alectis ciliaris, threadfin herring, big-eye scad, jack crevalle Caranx caninus, green jack, black jack Caranx lugubris, and bluefin trevally Caranx melampygus.
Caranx defensor = Caranx hippos (Linnaeus): Crevalle Jack, Jack Crevalle; p.
Sometimes the seine pulls up the "usual suspects" like white perch or striped bass; but when you least expect it there's a beautiful crevalle jack fish swept in from southern waters, or an impossibly slender pipefish, or a claw-clacking blue crab.
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.
Some aspects of the population dynamics of the crevalle jack Caranx hippos (pisces: carangidae) in Bocas de Ceniza, colombian Caribbean
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.