A large, California rock fish (Sebastodes paucispinus); -- called also boccaccio, and mérou.
A fish family of over 200 species, including pompano, amberjack, bar jack , blue runner, crevalle jack, green jack, horse mackerel (not a true mackerel), rainbow runner, rudderfish, trevally, yellow jack and yellowtail. Although some jack species aren`t particularly good to eat, many - particularly pompano - are considered excellent and have a rich, firm, delicately flavored flesh. Jacks are found around the world in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific
any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm-temperate seas
A fish family of over two hundred species, these colorful saltwater fish go by a host of varietal names such as yellowtail, greenback, burnfin, black and amber jack. These delicately flavored fish tend to be large, weighing a much as 150 pounds, and readily available in waters around the world. Tuna and swordfish make good substitutes.
any species of bony fishes in the family Carangidae (which also includes the pompanos). Jacks are cosmopolitan in warm and temperate marine waters, some even venturing into brackish and fresh water. As a group, they are swift and strong predators. Typically, jacks have a series of lateral scutes along each side of the caudal peduncle. In some species, these scutes extend along the lateral line. Some are important game and food fishes
Any of various fishes;