from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several offshore marine fishes of the family Scomberesocidae, related to the needlefishes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A marine epipelagic fish of the family Scomberesocidae, with beaklike jaws and a row of small finlets behind the dorsal and anal fins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish, Scomberesox saurus, the skipper or bill-fish; any species of this genus.
- n. Any mackerel-like pelagic species of fish belonging to the family Scombresocidæ, swimming close to the surface in large schools in temperate regions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
A rise in sea surface temperature often changes the migratory habits of fish such as saury, known in Japan as sanma, as the fish leave their regular haunts to seek cooler waters.
Samna are pacific saury – a small, silver fish related to the mackerel and the sardine.
Possible role of the Kuroshio Current in determining distribution of saury in the Northwestern Pacific.
The LME is an important spawning and nursery ground for many important pelagic fishes such as clupeoids, horse mackerel, scomber and saury.
For a map of distribution of Pacific saury larvae, see Terazai, 1989, p. 59.
Japan is seeking to prevent the implementation of a Russia-South Korea fishing agreement on the fishing of saury off the South Kurile shores.
On the relationship between the Oyashio front and saury fishing grounds in the north-western Pacific.
So they brought him rare sandsuckers, and blue - striped wrasse, and saury pike, and gigantic cuttle-fish, four feet long, to his heart's content.
So they brought him rare sand-suckers, and blue-striped wrasse, and saury pike, and gigantic cuttle-fish, four feet long, to his heart's content.
Ships from all over Japan came to the town to sell saury, sharks and tuna.