sergeant fish


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sergeant fish

n.
1. See cobia.
2. See snook1.
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Noun1.sergeant fish - large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remorassergeant fish - large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
genus Rachycentron, Rachycentron - genus and family are coextensive and comprise only the cobia
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au/scissortail-sergeant-abudefduf-sexfasciatus-lacepde-1801) scissortail sergeant fish make an even more straightforward calculation.
Fish fact: This large, flat-headed species is also known as a sergeant fish, which is not a colorful reference to the striking resemblance between it and many non-commissioned officers.
A schooling species alternatively called lemonfish, black salmon, black kingfish and sergeant fish, it prefers to congregate near buoys, pilings, wrecks, anchored boats and flotsam.