crevalle jack


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

crevalle jack

n.
A carangid fish (Caranx hippos) chiefly of the western Atlantic Ocean, having a laterally compressed silvery body and valued as a game fish.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crevalle jack - fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexicocrevalle jack - fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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).
These include Spanish mackerel, blackfin tuna, amberjack, black drum, gag grouper, wahoo, bluefish, gafftopsail catfish, crevalle jack, and ladyfish.
Unidentified tilefish Pomatomidae, Bluefishes 49 Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish Rachycentridae, Cobias 50 Rachycentron canadum Cobia Echeneidae, Remoras 51 Echeneis naucrates Sharksucker Carangidae, Jacks 52 Alectis ciliaris African pompano 53 Caranx bartholomaei Yellow jack 54 Caranx crysos Blue runner 55 Caranx hippos Crevalle jack 56 Caranx latus Horae-eye jack 57 Caranx ruber Bar jack 58 Caranx spp.
They had caught several hundred specimens of snowy and red hind groupers, spotfin butterflyfish, bluespotted cornetfish, and crevalle jack; a single trunkfish and red goatfish; and a number of fish that go by the name of permit.
Abstract--The Caranx hippos species complex comprises three extant species: crevalle jack (Caranx hippos) (Linnaeus, 1766) from both the western and eastern Atlantic oceans; Pacific crevalle jack (Caranx caninus) Gtinther, 1868 from the eastern Pacific Ocean; and longfin crevalle jack (Caranx fischeri) new species, from the eastern Atlantic, including the Mediterranean Sea and Ascension Island.
The order of abundance in catches overall was king mackerel, little tunny, cownose ray, crevalle jack, cobia, spotted eagle ray, great barracuda, tarpon, Atlantic stingray, and Spanish mackerel (Fig.
Pacific crevalle jack (Caranx caninus) is common throughout the tropical waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean (Eschmeyer et al.