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Definition of the noun amberjack

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noun - plural: amberjacks

  1. any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of amberjack: amberfish
    • more generic word: jack = any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
    • member of: genus Seriola / Seriola = a genus of Carangidae

Alternative definition of the noun amberjack


  1. Any of several large food and game yellowtail fishes of genus Seriola found in the warm waters of all oceans.

Phrases with amberjack

  1. King Amberjack
  2. Great Amberjack
  3. Lesser Amberjack
  4. Greater Amberjack
  5. Pacific Amberjack
  6. Japanese Amberjack
  7. Purplish Amberjack
  8. Yellowtail amberjack
  9. Blackbanded Amberjack

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Google previewFishing Alabama (2009)

An Angler's Guide To 50 Of The State's Prime Fishing Spots by Ed Mashburn

and blackened amberjack is a classic Gulf Coast meal. These are deep-water fish, and mature individuals will rarely be caught in less than 100 feet of water. They also ...

Google previewAmendment 17A to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

Greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili The greater amberjack is a pelagic and epibenthic member of the family Carangidae (Manooch and Potts 1997a). This species occurs in the Indo-West Pacific, and in the Western and Eastern ...

Google previewThe American Angler (1918)

Pound for pound an amberjack is a gamier fish than a tarpon. Unfortunately it makes no spectacular leaps and never leaves the water, but it may walk off with your line on the first rush.

Google previewMiami Harbor Navigation Study, Miami-Dade County (2004)

Environmental Impact Statement

The greater amberjack is a far ranging species that inhabits inlets, shallow reefs, rock outcrops, and wrecks with reef fishes such as snappers, sea bass, grunts, and porgies (Manooch and Potts 1997a). They are generally restricted to the ...

Google previewMarine Food and Game Fishes of California (1971)

by John E. Fitch, Robert J. Lavenberg

The Pacific amberjack is a more compressed fish, has a rust-colored band that runs diagonally through the eye to the back near the dorsal fin, and has longer ( almost falcate) anterior rays in the second dorsal and anal fins. The pilotfish has ...

Google previewCoastal Migratory Pelagic Resources, Carribean Fishery Conservation Zone Regulatory Analysis, Fisheries Management Plan (FMP) (1982)

Environmental Impact Statement

The greater amberjack is the most common species of the genus Seriola in the tropical western Atlantic and the relevant management area.

Google previewFishes of the Atlantic Coast (1985)

Canada to Brazil, Including the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean by Gar Goodson, Phillip J. Weisgerber

The colorful amberjack is a large fighting jack that dwells well off- Blue runner, hard-tailed jack (atun, caballa) Caranx fusus To 2'/2 feet. This fish and the crevalle jack are the most abundant jacks of the eastern seaboard of the U.S. Also very ...

Google previewFlorida (1918)

The Land of Enchantment; Including an Account of Its Romantic History from the Days of Ponce de Leon and the Other Early Explorers and Settlers,and the Story of Its Native Indians; a Survey of Its Climate, Lakes and Rivers and a Description of Its Scenic Wonders and Abundant Animal and Bird Life; and a Comprehensive Review of the Florida of To-day, as a State Important for Its Industries, Agriculture and Educational Advantages as Well as the Unsuprassed and Justly Celebrated Winter Resort of America, with Unparalleled Attractions for Health and Pleasure Seekers, Nature Lovers, Motorists and Sportsmen by Nevin Otto Winter

The amberjack is a fish that furnishes a good deal of sport for the deap sea angler, and it grows to a goodly size. When a fifty or seventy-five pound amberjack grabs your hook and heads for deep water, you have a task on your hands to bring ...

Google previewWilliam Eastlake (1993)

High Desert Interlocutor by W. C. Bamberger

Amberjack refers to the evangelists as "dread harbingers, the omnipresent Greek chorus foretelling omens and dooms"; (p. 175) ...

Google previewKen Schultz's Field Guide to Saltwater Fish (2011)

by Ken Schultz

Amberjack, Greater Seriola dumerili The greater amberjack is the largest. 30 Alewife Alewife.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science Fiction (2015)

"Amberjack". 1972 Work Author:James Tiptree Jr. The vignette has an honored place in science fiction, particularly because it is so difficult to write effectively. It is difficult enough to introduce characters and tella story in 2,500 words or less; it is ...

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

amberjack n.

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Also called AMBERJACK. Marketed canned, sometimes as tuna, though not tuna family: family of Carangidae (see + JACK). (Cosmopolite) Commercialisé en conserve, parfois sous le nom de thon bien que n'appartenant ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Japanese amberjack Seriola quinqueradiata. Japanese black breedof cattle developed by crossing one of the indigenous breeds of Japanese cattle with European cattle. Black, homed(some polled), small, fine- boned; usedprincipally formeat ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Amberjack; Barracuda; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Bonnie Ashby

clonorchiasis 59 ciguatera A common clinical syndrome caused by eating certain tropical marine reef fish (mostly barracuda, red snapper, amberjack, surgeonfish, sea bass, and grouper). The fish are toxic at certain times of the year when they ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

nurseryfish; roosterfish, papagallo, jack, pompano, permit, pilot fish, scad, amberjack, remora, cobia, sergeant fish, dolphin; hawkfish, kelpfish, morwong, trumpeter; mullet; threadfin; ronquil, eelpout, prickleback, wrymouth, gunnel, wolffish, ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

bolina cod, ling flatfish amberjack bonefish cod, rock flounder anchovy bonito coelacanth fluke angel fish bordemer conger eel flying fish archerfish bourgeois cowfish flying gurnard barbel bowfin crappie fourami barracuda bream croaker ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

amberjack (Seriola dumerili) See CARANGIDAE. ambivalent Applied to apparently confused behaviour by an animal, arising most commonly from a conflict produced by impulses to behave in contradictory ways, for example to fight or to flee ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

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

See also benishoga amberjack Alarge roundbrightly coloured fish, Seriola dumerili and other species of Seriola, found in tropical and subtropical waters amb halad South Asia Zedoary ambrosia Italy A dessert made from layers of thinly sliced ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

back, wisecrack, wolf pack, woolpack, woolsack, yashmak, zweiback; almanac, amberjack, amphibrach, anorak, antiblack, applejack, Arawak, Armagnac, back- to-back, bivouac, black-on-black, brainiac, bric-a-brac, Cadillac, camel- back, ...

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Amberjack Meaning

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