Cobia Co"bi*a, n. (Zo["o]l.) An oceanic fish of large size ({Elacate canada}); the crabeater; -- called also {bonito}, {cubbyyew}, {coalfish}, and {sergeant fish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cobia — (Rachycentron canadum ) Systematik Barschverwandte (Percomorpha) Ordnung: Barschartige (Perciformes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cobia — ☆ cobia [kō′bē ə ] n. [< ?] a large, voracious percoid game fish (Rachycentron canadum) found in warm seas: it has a conspicuous black stripe along each side of the body …   English World dictionary

  • Cobia — This article is about the marine fish. For the member of the Ringgold Isles archipelago in Fiji, see Cobia Island. For the Romanian commune, see Cobia, Dâmboviţa. For the United States Navy submarine, see USS Cobia (SS 245). Cobia …   Wikipedia

  • cobia — /koh bee euh/, n. a large, fusiform fish, Rachycentron canadum, found off the eastern coast of temperate and tropical America, in the East Indies, and in Japan. [1870 75; Amer.; of obscure orig.] * * * Swift moving, slim marine game fish… …   Universalium

  • cobia — /ˈkoʊbiə/ (say kohbeeuh) noun (plural cobia or cobias) → black kingfish. {origin unknown} Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • cobia — karališkasis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Rachycentron canadum angl. black kingfish; cobia; crab eater; prodigal son; runner; sergeant fish rus. канадус; кобия; нигрита; рыба сержант ryšiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • cobia — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1873 a large bony fish (Rachycentron canadum of the family Rachycentridae) of warm seas that is a food and sport fish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cobia — Pez de pesca deportiva, delgado y ágil (Rachycentron canadum), único miembro de la familia Rachycentridae. Presente en la mayoría de los mares calidos, este voraz predador puede llegar a medir 1,8 m (6 pies) de largo y pesar 70 kg (150 lb) o más …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • cobia — n. large bony game or food fish with dark stripes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cobia — [ kəʊbɪə] noun (plural same) a large edible game fish living in the open ocean. [Rachycentron canadum.] Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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