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n. pl. saury or saur·ies
Any of several edible marine fishes of the family Scomberesocidae, having a slender body and elongated beak-like jaws.

[From New Latin saurus, lizard, from Greek sauros.]
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n, pl -ries
(Animals) any teleost fish, such as the Atlantic Scomberesox saurus of the family Scomberesocidae of tropical and temperate seas, having an elongated body and long toothed jaws. Also called: skipper
[C18: perhaps from Late Latin saurus; see saurel]
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(ˈsɔr i)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a sharp-snouted fish, Scomberesox saurus, inhabiting temperate regions of the Atlantic Ocean.
2. a similar fish, Cololabissaira, of the Pacific Ocean, having an elongated body.
[1765–75; < New Latin saur(us) + -y2. See saurel]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saury - slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waterssaury - slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
teleost, teleost fish, teleostan - a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei
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Member states of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) unanimously voted on a fishing limit for Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) on Thursday (July 18), passing the first international quota for the species.
We enjoyed an a la carte meal at the hotel's Le Trianon French Restaurant with a delicious amuse-bouche called Gifts from the Sea which included Pacific saury with eggplant, squid with seaweed and squid ink, squid fritte, and mussels with cream and saffron.
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For Chardonnay, Deliveret uses Vicard G7 barrels as well as Tonnellerie Saury and Damy; for Pinot Noir, he likes Tonnellerie Remond, Francois Freres Cooperage and G7.
The previously unmanaged forage fish are small fish such as smelt, squid and Pacific saury that larger species, seabirds and marine mammals depend on for food.
Abstract--Fishing locations for Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) obtained from images of the Operational Linescan System (OLS) of the U.S.
Saury is the seasonal delicacy in spring, squid in summer and blowfish and lancefish in winter.