Definition of Sergeant fish

1. Noun. Large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters.

Exact synonyms: Cobia, Rachycentron Canadum
Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Genus Rachycentron, Rachycentron



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Literary usage of Sergeant fish

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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"It is known as sergeant-fish, crab-eater, coal-fish and cobia, and it reaches a length of 4 or 5 feet, and it is edible. ..."

2. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Rachycentron canadum, called cobia, crab-eater, snooks, or sergeant-fish, reaches a length of about five feet. The last name is supposed to allude to the ..."

3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Rachycentron canadum, called cobia, crab-eater, snooks, or sergeant-fish, reaches a length of about five feet. The last name is supposed to allude to the ..."

4. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"ADDENDA. "CENTROPOMUS UNDECIMALIS.' Illustration. Page. 476 1118 ROBALO; This fish is called Sergeant-fish and Snook on SNOOK; the East Coast, ..."

5. Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor as Told by the Heroes by James William Buel (1899)
"When the rain was just washin' us like a waterfall, sergeant fish he turns around to ... Then after they left, sergeant fish, he turned to me and he says, ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"Crab-cater, sergeant fish (Elevate Atlantica Cuv.). ... hence its local name of sergeant fish; the under jaw longer than the upper; weight up to twenty ..."

7. Behind the Guns with American Heroes: An Official Volume of Thrilling by James William Buel (1899)
"Then after they left, sergeant fish, he turned to me and he says, 'Old boy, ... At breakfast T says to sergeant fish- ' * believe I'll fry some of this ..."

8. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"It is known as sergeant-fish, crab-eater, coal-fish and cobia, and it reaches a length of 4 or 5 feet, and it is edible. ..."

9. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Rachycentron canadum, called cobia, crab-eater, snooks, or sergeant-fish, reaches a length of about five feet. The last name is supposed to allude to the ..."

10. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Rachycentron canadum, called cobia, crab-eater, snooks, or sergeant-fish, reaches a length of about five feet. The last name is supposed to allude to the ..."

11. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"ADDENDA. "CENTROPOMUS UNDECIMALIS.' Illustration. Page. 476 1118 ROBALO; This fish is called Sergeant-fish and Snook on SNOOK; the East Coast, ..."

12. Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor as Told by the Heroes by James William Buel (1899)
"When the rain was just washin' us like a waterfall, sergeant fish he turns around to ... Then after they left, sergeant fish, he turned to me and he says, ..."

13. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"Crab-cater, sergeant fish (Elevate Atlantica Cuv.). ... hence its local name of sergeant fish; the under jaw longer than the upper; weight up to twenty ..."

14. Behind the Guns with American Heroes: An Official Volume of Thrilling by James William Buel (1899)
"Then after they left, sergeant fish, he turned to me and he says, 'Old boy, ... At breakfast T says to sergeant fish- ' * believe I'll fry some of this ..."

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