am·​ber·​jack | \ ˈam-bər-ˌjak How to pronounce amberjack (audio) \

Definition of amberjack

: any of several carangid fishes (genus Seriola) especially : a large vigorous sport fish (S. dumerili) of the western Atlantic

Examples of amberjack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anson, the chief biologist for the Marine Resources Division, indicated that good options for greater amberjack are scarce. al, 3 May 2022 Dishes are to share, change daily, and are displayed on a chalkboard and include Japanese amberjack fish with caviar infused with bergamote, Basque pork belly cooked for 36 hours served with parsnip and black garlic cream. Rooksana Hossenally, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 The upshot: The window in which anglers can go out for red snapper, greater amberjack and triggerfish is likely to stay open for a while. al, 30 July 2021 Anglers landing greater amberjack or gray triggerfish are required to report their catches via the state’s Snapper Check system. al, 30 July 2021 Greater amberjack will be in season through Oct. 31, while gray triggerfish season runs through Dec. 31. al, 30 July 2021 Some of my favorites were the spicy tuna and amberjack as well as the yellowtail with yuzu pepper. Liza B. Zimmerman, Forbes, 24 June 2021 And the sliced amberjack, halibut and bigeye tuna in the chirashizushi was a glistening bed of flower petals. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Apr. 2020 His signature quickly became the Duck Fat Poached Fish, which lends a layer of richness to firm fishes like swordfish and amberjack (the fish of choice varies with what’s available). al, 3 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of amberjack

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amberjack

from its color

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“Amberjack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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