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Decapterus punctatus

Definition of the noun decapterus punctatus

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noun

  1. small fusiform fish of western Atlantic

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Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

Also called Madras gram, kulthi bean horse mackerel Various large fish ofthe mackerel family, Trachurus trachurus, Decapterus punctatus and others found in tropical and subtropical seas; with elongated bodies and large spiky scales.

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The name is also applied to species of other genera of the family, especially to a small similar fish, the mackerel scad (Decapterus punctatus), common along the eastern American coast and especially about the West Indies, where also is a ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

A carangoid fish, Decapterus punctatus, having a thick fusiform shape somewhat resembling that of a cigar. It has rays of the dorsal and anal fins detached and developed as pinCigar-fish (Decapterus functatus). (From Report of U.S. Fish ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1897)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

A carangoid fish, Decapterus punctatus, having athick fusiform shape somewhat resembling that of a cigar. It has rays of the dorsal and anal fins detached and developed as pinCigar-fish (Decapterus punctatus). (From Report of U.S. Fish ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

A carangoid fish, Decapterus punctatus, havingathick fusiform shape somewhat resembling that of a cigar. It has rays of the dorsal and anal fins detached and developed as pinCigar-fish (Decapterus punctatus). (From Report of U.S. Fish ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

Scad, a name given to several species of fishes of the family Carangida; in the United States to Decapterus punctatus, a fish about a foot long found along most of ...

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

edible, scaled, round-bodied fish, greenish-blue above and silvery below, with a narrow bronze stripe on each side from tip to tail; it is of prized food value; Decapterus punctatus (Carangidae). Then you have the large round robin which ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A work of Universal Reference in all Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World (1906)

A earangoid fish, Dc- captcrus puncta tus, having a thick fusiform shape somewhat resembling that of a cigar, it has rays of the dorsal and anal fins detached and developed as pin- Cigar-fish {Decapterus punctatus). (From Report of U. S. Fish ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

A carangoid fish, Decapterus punctatus, havingathick fusiformshape somewhat resembling that of a ...

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