from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of carangoid fishes, the type of the family Pomatomidæ, containing only the well-known bluefish, greenfish, or skipjack, P. saltatrix.
- n. Among European ichthyologists, a genus of perciform fishes, distinguished by its very large eyes, and represented by a single species, now known as Telescops telescopium, inhabiting the deep water of the Mediterranean and neighboring Atlantic.
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- n. type genus of the Pomatomidae
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