Definition of Oceanic bonito

1. Noun. Fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna.

Exact synonyms: Bonito, Katsuwonus Pelamis
Generic synonyms: Scombroid, Scombroid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Katsuwonus, Katsuwonus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oceanic Bonito

ocean perch
ocean pout
ocean ranching
ocean sunfish
ocean trip
oceanaria
oceanarium
oceanariums
oceanaut
oceanauts
oceanfront
oceanfronts
oceangoing
oceanic abyss
oceanic bird
oceanic bonito (current term)
oceanic trench
oceanic trenches
oceanic whitetip shark
oceanic whitetip sharks
oceanides
oceanids
oceanless
oceanlike
oceanliner
oceanliners
oceanodromous
oceanographer
oceanographers
oceanographic

Literary usage of Oceanic bonito

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1. All about Hawaii (1916)
"... for spectacular play after striking, making a succession of leaps in the air after they have taken the bait. THE oceanic bonito. The oceanic bonito ..."

2. The Channel Islands of California: A Book for the Angler, Sportsman, and Tourist by Charles Frederick Holder, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (1910)
"The tackle for the bonito is a 6-ounce rod, 6-thread line, bait same as for the oceanic bonito. Taken trolling. Can be attracted to boat by "chum," then ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"The oceanic bonito is common at Honolulu and in Japan, and was once before noticed by Eigenmann at San Diego. In the Scientific American for December 21 Mr. ..."

4. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"oceanic bonito. Bluish; four brown stripes on each side of belly. Head 3J; depth 4. D. XV-12 — VIIL A. 12-VII. Atlantic, scarce, W. (Eu. ..."

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