Definitions for cobiaˈkoʊ bi ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•bi•aˈkoʊ bi ə(n.)(pl.)-bi•as.

  1. a large, perchlike game fish, Rachycentron canadum, of warm and temperate seas.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of cobia:

1870–75; Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cobia, Rachycentron canadum, sergeant fish(noun)

    large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cobia(noun)

    an oceanic fish of large size (Elacate canada); the crabeater; -- called also bonito, cubbyyew, coalfish, and sergeant fish

Freebase

  1. Cobia

    The cobia is a species of perciform marine fish, the only representative of the genus Rachycentron and the family Rachycentridae. Other common names include black kingfish, black salmon, ling, lemonfish, crabeater, and aruan tasek.

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