jack crevalle

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Definition of jack crevalle 

: a carangid fish (Caranx hippos) that is an important food fish especially along the west coast of Florida

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There are also small fish like permits and jack crevalles, a loggerhead turtle named Blue and a roughtail stingray named Ray Charles — both female. Washington Post, "Sandy-ravaged aquarium opens splashy new shark exhibit," 26 June 2018

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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