Definition of Big-eyed scad

1. Noun. Of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait.

Exact synonyms: Bigeye Scad, Goggle-eye, Selar Crumenophthalmus
Generic synonyms: Scad
Group relationships: Genus Selar, Selar



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big-eyed scad (current term)
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Literary usage of Big-eyed scad

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... or big-eyed scad, ranges widely in the open sea and at Hawaii, as the Akule, is the most highly valued because most abundant of the migratory fishes. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... and degen'roua fear, Are banish'd thence, and death's a stranger there. Quartes, Emblems, v. 14. Goggle-eyed Jack, a name of the big-eyed scad, ..."

3. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"( Trachurus; &fy, appearance.) 277. T. crumenophthalmus (Bloch). big-eyed scad. CHI- CHARRO. ..."

4. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"big-eyed scad. Small scales, with larger plates on lateral line, especially on tail; each plate armed with a spine; preopercle serrate in young ; small, ..."

5. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"... big-eyed scad. long-elongate, little compressed, the buck not elevated. 1I<- rather pointed, the lower jaw projecting; ..."

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