Caranx chrysos
Jurel Ju"rel, n. (Zo["o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall['e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack}, {yellow mackerel}, and sometimes, improperly, {horse mackerel}. Other species of {Caranx} (as {Caranx fallax}) are also sometimes called jurel.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Caranx fallax — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buffalo jack — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hardtail — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horse crevall'e — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horse mackerel — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jack — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jurel — Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack}, {yellow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skipjack — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellow mackerel — Jurel Ju rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ({Caranx chrysos}), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also {hardtail}, {horse crevall[ e]}, {jack}, {buffalo jack}, {skipjack},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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