American bluefish
Carangidae Carangidae n. 1. large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes allied to the mackerels, with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas; it includes the {caranx}, {American bluefish}, and the {pilot fish}.

Syn: family Carangidae. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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