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Noun1.leatherjack - any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
genus Oligoplites, Oligoplites - leatherjackets
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Most representative species were narrownose smoothhound shark, whitemouth croaker, angel shark, argentine croaker, Brazilian codling, stripped weakfish, tope shark, bluefish, flounder and leatherjack. The remaining represented less than 0.5% each, and were grouped into the categories "Other bony fishes" or "Other elasmobranchs".
The pelagic species hardhead halfbeak, Chriodorus atherinoides, and leatherjack, Oligoplites saurus, were not common, and the scrawled cowfish, Lactophrys quadricornis; the striped burrfish, Chilomycterus schoepfi; and the great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, were all observed only once.
Pyleigh Studio had leatherjacks once used for liquids, carpet bowls a huge variety of wooden objects, prints, old metal work, ceramics, glass (and that was only one shelf) at this stand I also saw a fine wooden model of a sculling boat, slim as a razor, something which someone ought to purchase and present immediately to Bewdley Rowing Club.