Cigar fish
Cigar fish Cigar fish, cigarfish cigarfish . (Zo["o]l.) a small fusiform fish ({Decapterus punctatus}), allied to the mackerel, found in the West Atlantic and on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

Syn: round scad, quiaquia, Decapterus punctatus. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • Decapterus punctatus — Cigar fish Cigar fish, cigarfish cigarfish . (Zo[ o]l.) a small fusiform fish ({Decapterus punctatus}), allied to the mackerel, found in the West Atlantic and on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Syn: round scad, quiaquia, Decapterus punctatus.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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