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yellowtail

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noun yel·low·tail \ˈye-lō-ˌtāl, ˈye-lə-\

Definition of yellowtail

plural yellowtail or yellowtails

  1. :  any of various fishes having a yellow or yellowish tail: as a :  any of several carangid fishes (genus Seriola); especially :  a food and sport fish (S. lalandi) of the Pacific and Indian oceans having a yellow stripe along each side of the body b :  silver perch a c :  a snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus) that is a sport and food fish found from Massachusetts to Brazil and is olive to bluish above with yellow spots and a broad yellow stripe along each side of the body —called also yellowtail snapper




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