Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small tunny-fish.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of sea-snakes of the family Hydrophidæ. P. bicolor is a common species recognizable by its black upper and yellowish lower parts. It is found widely distributed from Madagascar to the Gulf of Panama.
“I trust my fishmonger to tell me if I am purchasing Thunnus or Katsuwonus pelamis.”
“Vertical movement patterns of skipjack tuna (Kotsuwonus pelamis) in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean, as revealed with archival tags.”
“As with the pelamis machines, the system is modular, which means that it can be expanded as necessary.”
“Interaction between Somber japonicus and Katsuwonus pelamis in the southern area of Canary Islands.”
“The influence of environmental conditions of the skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the Canary Island waters.”
“Alencar-Vilela, M.J.; Castello, J.P. 1993: Population dynamics of the skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) fishery off south and southern Brazil in the period 1980-1986.”
“The most remarkable preserved fish is katsuobushi, a cornerstone of Japanese cooking, which dates from around 1700 and is made most often from one fish, the skip-jack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis.”
“They have been successful in recruiting skipjack tuna (Katsuwanus pelamis) in quantities sufficient to warrant commercial fishing with pole-and-line vessels.”
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