yellowtail

n.

  1. Any one of several species of marine carangoid fishes of the genus Seriola; especially, the large California species (S. dorsalis) which sometimes weighs thirty or forty pounds, and is highly esteemed as a food fish; -- called also cavasina, and white salmon.
  2. The mademoiselle, or silver perch.
  3. The menhaden.
  4. The runner, 12.
  5. A California rockfish (Sebastodes flavidus).
  6. The sailor's choice (Diplodus rhomboides).