cobia, Rachycentron canadum, sergeant fish

(noun) large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters

Source: WordNet® 3.1



cobia (plural cobias or cobia)

Rachycentron canadum, a perciform marine fish.


• (Rachycentron canadum): black kingfish, black salmon, ling, lemonfish, crabeater, prodigal son, black bonito; sergeant fish


• ciboa

Source: Wiktionary

Co"bi*a, n. (Zoöl.)

Definition: An oceanic fish of large size (Elacate canada); the crabeater;

– called also bonito, cubbyyew, coalfish, and sergeant fish.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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