American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A large food and game fish (Rachycentron canadum) of tropical and subtropical seas. Also called sergeant fish.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Spanish name of the sergeant-fish, Elacate canada. It is of a fusiform shape with wide flattened head, and of an olive-brown color with a broad blackish lateral band. Along the Maryland and Virginia coasts it is called
bonito. Also called crab-eater. See Elacate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) An oceanic fish of large size (Elacate canada); the crabeater; -- called also
bonito, cubbyyew, coalfish, and sergeant fish.
- n. large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters
- Origin unknown . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A couple charter captains in Destin said the cobia were a little late due to a winter as temperatures often dropped into the teens across the northern Gulf OF Mexico.”
“I wish you good luck on your trip --- sight fishing for cobia on their spring migration can be one of the finest sports around.”
“I never tried to boil cobia meat, but it would probably be good that way, too.”
“The Cheseapeake must have somoe good fishing, I knew it held all types of fish but never knew it help ling/cobia.”
“I've never fished for cobia the way they do in the Cheseapeake, but they are a fine fighting game fish, no matter how you catch them, it's just a shame they aren't prettier.”
“Playing with the idea of a cobia fishing trip sometime this year.”
“The cobia has a firmness of a steak firm meat have some extra marinade for a sauce and you have some great eating.”
“At Super Strike Charters in Venice, La., Captain Damon Mcknight said his firm takes fishing parties out to artificial reefs, where we catch a large variety of red snapper, amber-jack, cobia, grouper, mackerel and sharks.”
“Most of my time is spent offshore. i have many dolphin, bluefish and a few cobia to my credit. the biggest i ever had on a fly was a catch and release on a 10 foot tiger shark. we were chumming and there was a bet made that i could not land the next shark on my 14 wt fly rod.”
“In a graphic accompanying a Saturday Off Duty article about unusual fish being introduced on restaurant menus, the captions identifying the cobia and the golden tilefish were incorrectly transposed.”
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