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es·co·lar

 (ĕs′kə-lär′)
n. pl. escolar or es·co·lars
Any of several slender marine fishes of the family Gempylidae, especially Lepidocybium flavobrunneum, a dark brown oily fish of tropical and temperate waters worldwide.

[Spanish, student (from the spectaclelike rings around its eyes), from Late Latin scholāris, of a school; see scholar.]

escolar

(ˌɛskəˈlɑː)
n, pl -lars or -lar
(Animals) any slender spiny-finned fish of the family Gempylidae, of warm and tropical seas: similar and closely related to the scombroid fishes. Also called: snake mackerel
[from Spanish: scholar; so called from the rings round its eyes, suggestive of spectacles]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.escolar - large snake mackerel with rings like spectacles around its eyesescolar - large snake mackerel with rings like spectacles around its eyes
gempylid - snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide
genus Lepidocybium, Lepidocybium - a genus of Gempylidae
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Contract notice: Of mandatory busing service contract and not compulsory education schools in the county of cerdanya escolars courses for 2015-16 to 2019-2020.
An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the snake mackerels, snoeks, escolars, gemfishes, sackfishes, domine, oilfish, cutlassfishes, scabbardfishes, hairtails, and frostfishes known to date.
Catch rates for apex predators such as blue shark (Prionace glauca), bigeye (Thunnus obesus) and albacore (Thunnus alalunga) tunas, shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris), and striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) declined by 3% to 9% per year and catch rates for four midtrophic species, mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), and snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), increased by 6% to 18% per year.
Contract awarded for Contract services transfers suministrso escolars basic pre-school and basic divine master, 2014 year of decree no.

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