Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. bluefin tuna

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See bluefin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A local name of the smolt or young salmon of the first year.
  • n. A local English name of the little weever.
  • n. A whitefish, Coregonus nigripinnis, of the deep waters of Lake Michigan, conspicuous by its blackish fins, but otherwise resembling a cisco.

Etymologies

black +‎ fin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He'll filet a blackfin tuna, throw the chunks of meat in the bag with lime juice and throw it into the ice chest.

    The Best Camp Dinner Ever

  • We netted up a bunch of live pilchards, literally over 1000 and anchored up over a reef out about 10 miles and proceeded to create a feeding frenzy of kingfish, bonito, blackfin tuna, mahi, red snapper, sailfish and wahoo.

    Good Guide, Bad Guide

  • These tips usually start with something such as, "I was in Saskatchewan with an Indian guide this one time ..." or, "My first world-record was a 19-pound blackfin tuna I hooked off of Key West in 1964. ..."

    The Big Catch: Fly-fishing guru 'Lefty' Kreh of Maryland is still making a splash

  • Mexican waters yield the albacore, yellowfin, blackfin, bigeye, Pacific bluefin and northern bluefin species of the Thunnus genus.

    Culinary guide to Mexican fish and shellfish: Las delicias del mar I

  • The real future of the company, McInerney, a trained chef with an impressive résumé, implied, is in prepared foods: the sesame-marinated skirt steak, the Tobago wild blackfin tuna kabobs, the thin-crust frozen pizzas that, he said, even the staff was buying.

    Deliverance

  • He also uses a lot of blackfin tuna from Tobago, in the Caribbean, that is hand-line caught.

    Terms of Endangerment

  • Kitchen owner Johnny Tan said the blackfin Queensland grouper could feed about 700 people.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The catch included 249 blackfin tuna, 14 kings, four amberjacks, a 35-pound Warsaw, 51 vermilion snapper and a variety of other fish, including Bermuda chub, porgys, sharpnose shark, triggerfish, lane snapper and skipjack.

    The Daily News - News

  • Their guests returned with 492 blackfin tuna, 465 vermilion snapper, 15 triggerfish, 11 silk snapper and a variety of other fish, including scamp grouper, rockhinds, yellow mouths, pompano, barracuda and a squirrelfish.

    The Daily News - News

  • Richard Eberle, of Texas City, was the star angler of the trip, landing 31 blackfin tuna and a

    The Daily News - News

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