Scomberomorus caballa
Cero Ce"ro, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zo["o]l.) A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus {Scomberomorus}. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United States, -- the common cero ({Scomberomorus caballa}), called also {kingfish}, and spotted, or king, cero ({Scomberomorus regalis}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Scomberomorus regalis — Cero Ce ro, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus {Scomberomorus}. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caballa — ► sustantivo femenino ZOOLOGÍA Pez teleósteo marino, de cuerpo compacto y alargado, cuya carne es muy apreciada. (Scomber scombrus.) * * * caballa1 f. Variedad de *sisal que se produce en Java y Filipinas. caballa2 (del lat. «caballa», yegua;… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cero — Ce ro, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus {Scomberomorus}. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kingfish — Cero Ce ro, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus {Scomberomorus}. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ocyurus chrysurus —   Ocyurus chrysurus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Scombridae —   Scombridae Thunn …   Wikipedia Español

  • kingfish — Cualquiera de varios peces, entre ellos ciertas especies de caballa y burriqueta. La caballa reina (Scomberomorus cavalla), es un pez del Atlántico occidental de unos 170 cm (67 pulg.) de largo y que pesa 36 kg (79 lb) o más. El merlán… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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