scombroid fish


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Noun1.scombroid fish - important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Scombroidea, suborder Scombroidea - mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes
mackerel - any of various fishes of the family Scombridae
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
bonito - any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas
Euthynnus pelamis, skipjack, skipjack tuna - oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
Katsuwonus pelamis, oceanic bonito, bonito - fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna
Xiphias gladius, swordfish - large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
sailfish - large pelagic game fish having an elongated upper jaw and long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
billfish - giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw
louvar, Luvarus imperialis - large silvery fish found worldwide in warm seas but nowhere common; resembles a whale and feeds on plankton
squaretail - sluggish square-tailed fish armored with tough bony scales; of deep warm waters
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Incidence of histamine formation bacteria and Histamine content in scombroid fish species from retail markets in the Barcelona area.
Cardiologist Dr Peter Wilmshurst told the Old Bailey hearing Mr Perepilichnyy could have suffered "scombroid fish poisoning".
[30.] Tsai YH, Kung HF, Lee TM, Lin GT and DF Hwang Histamine related hygienic qualities and bacteria found in popular commercial scombroid fish fillets in Taiwan, Journal of Food Protection 2004; 67 : 407-412.
Toxic reactions occur in anyone, given sufficient exposures, such as histamine in scombroid fish poisoning.
Other chapters address aflatoxins; scombroid fish poisoning; food management, including hazard analysis and critical control point programs; antimicrobial agents in foodanimal production; alternatives to antimicrobial drugs; and microbial risk assessment.
The major reasons for detentions were for filth or decomposition, salmonella, the product process was not properly registered with FDA, misbranding or improper labeling, histamine in mahi mahi and other scombroid fish, mercury in swordfish and Listeria in smoked fish.
In the U.S., "most cases involve scombroid fish like mahi mahi or fresh tuna," says Lee Weddig of the National Fisheries Institute, a trade group.
For example, in scombroid fish poisoning, spoiled tuna or other fish contain large amounts of histamine produced by contaminating bacteria.
The application of food safety post-harvest processing procedures such as hazard analysis at critical control points (HACCP) to remedy shortcomings in seafood handling is necessary, especially where scombroid fish feature in commerce.
Scombroid fish poisoning is an acute illness that occurs after eating fish containing high levels of histamine or other biogenic amines.