Noun(1) 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(2) medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna(3) able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound
(1) The backyard slopes down to a cold blue finger of Puget Sound, where Miller keeps his favorite toys - a skipjack , two kayaks, and a 47-foot yacht.(2) However, most of the tuna consumed in the UK has brown flesh and tends to be the skipjack or yellowfin varieties.(3) This outfit is also ideal for school bonito, skipjack , average sized dorado, roosterfish and needlefish.(4) Also, canned tuna is often composed of smaller species of tuna, such as albacore and skipjack , both of which have lower levels of mercury.(5) There, the commercial fishermen patiently wait every year for the annual migrations of albacore, skipjack , yellowfin, big-eye and bluefin.(6) It says bigeye tuna is slow-growing and more vulnerable to exploitation than skipjack and yellowfin tuna.(7) Covered in black coral trees and full of marine life like skipjack and lionfish, the ship is another easy wreck.(8) However, I should have been able to catch fish on a fly, because we caught many little skipjack on small white lures, trolled.(9) Coloration is generally similar to that of the skipjack herring, Alosa chrysochloris.(10) Cruise open water on an authentic skipjack , and explore tidal inlets by canoe or kayak.(11) Similarly, drying skipjack (a small Pacific fish in the tuna family) or shiitake mushrooms substantially increases their existing umami levels.(12) Furthermore, there is evidence for spontaneous thrombus formation in skipjack and yellowfin tunas, as well as in milkfish.(13) In the winter, many of the local watermen use hydraulic tongs to catch oysters, and a few skipjack boats continue to work out of Wenona harbor.(14) Back in the Edo period there was a fashion for eating the first skipjack of the season.(15) They also caught a couple of large kingfish and many skipjack .(16) Spanish mackerel, pompano, bluefish, skipjacks and - yes - speckled trout are among the flashy vanguards of summer.