2. any of a variety of scombroid fishes of the genera Sarda or Euthynnus, with a size intermediate between those of the smaller mackerels and the tunas. It is applied especially to the
skipjack tuna (Euthynnus pelamis, syn. Katsuwonus pelamis, formerly Sarda Mediterranea, also called
skipjack) of the Atlantic, an important and abundant food fish on the coast of the United States, and (Sarda Chilensis) of the Pacific, and other related species. These are large and active fishes, of a blue color above and silver below, with black oblique stripes.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
3. The medregal (Seriola fasciata), an edible fish of the southern of the United States and the West Indies.
4. The cobia or crab eater (Elacate canada), an edible fish of the Middle and Southern United States.
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