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  • noun Plural form of albicore.

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Examples

  • The central and intertropical parts of the Atlantic swarm with Pteropoda, Crustacea, and Radiata, and with their devourers the flying-fish, and again with their devourers the bonitos and albicores; I presume that the numerous lower pelagic animals feed on the Infusoria, which are now known, from the researches of Ehrenberg, to abound in the open ocean: but on what, in the clear blue water, do these Infusoria subsist?

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • The central and intertropical parts of the Atlantic swarm with Pteropoda, Crustacea, and Radiata, and with their devourers the flying-fish, and again with their devourers the bonitos and albicores; I presume that the numerous lower pelagic animals feed on the Infusoria, which are now known, from the researches of Ehrenberg, to abound in the open ocean: but on what, in the clear blue water, do these Infusoria subsist?

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • The central and intertropical parts of the Atlantic swarm with Pteropoda, Crustacea, and Radiata, and with their devourers the flying-fish, and again with their devourers the bonitos and albicores; I presume that the numerous lower pelagic animals feed on the Infusoria, which are now known, from the researches of Ehrenberg, to abound in the open ocean: but on what, in the clear blue water, do these Infusoria subsist?

    Chapter VIII

  • Just because you see a few dolphins and albicores swimming below the ship's counter you must want to begin playing with the grains.

    Hunting the Skipper The Cruise of the "Seafowl" Sloop

  • A vast shoal of bonetas and albicores always kept her company.

    Typee

  • They are often seen in the Pacific and Indian oceans, rising out of the water in shoals, just like the _Exoceti_: and, like them, endeavouring to escape from the albicores and bonitos that incessantly pursue them.

    The Ocean Waifs A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea

  • Several of those we saw just now are by this time down the throats of the albicores or bonitoes, which are following them.

    The South Sea Whaler

  • The larger are somewhat like red gurnards, and are said to prey on their smaller cousins, which are also pursued by bonitos, albicores, and dolphins of various species, as well as by numerous sea-birds.

    In the Wilds of Florida A Tale of Warfare and Hunting

  • We saw large quantities of dolphins, bonitos, and albicores, which pursue the flying-fish, and induce them to seek for safety in flight; but none of the larger fish came near enough to enable us to catch them, though Brown, harpoon in hand, stood up as long as he could keep his feet, in the expectation of striking one.

    Peter Trawl The Adventures of a Whaler

  • Here were collected sharks, and pilot-fish, and albicores, bonettas, dolphins, flying-fish, and numberless others, for which old Mr Stunt, to whom I applied, could give me no name.

    Will Weatherhelm The Yarn of an Old Sailor

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