cobia

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

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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …  

  • 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, Dâmboviţa — Cobia   Commune   …   Wikipedia

  • Cobia River — River Countries Romania Counties Dâmboviţa Count …   Wikipedia

  • Cobia Island — is an island in Fiji, and is a member of the Ringgold Isles archipelago, which forms an outlier group to the northern island of Vanua Levu. It has a land area of 69.29 hectares …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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