Yellowtail meaning

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Any of several large marine fishes of the genus Seriola having a yellowish tail, especially S. lalandi of subtropical waters worldwide, which is a popular game fish in coastal waters of southern California and Mexico.
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Any of several other fishes having a yellowish tail, such as the yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea), the yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus), and the North American silver perch.
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Any of a genus (Seriola) of large, marine, food and game jack fishes; esp., a species (S. lalandei) of the Pacific.
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Any of various other fishes having a yellowish tail, as the yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus), the yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea) of the W Atlantic, the yellowtail rockfish (Sebastes flavidus) of the E Pacific, and the silver perch.
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Yellowtail amberjack, Seriola lalandi.
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A fish native to the northwest Pacific, often used in sushi, the Japanese amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata.
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Any of various fish with yellow tails, including:
  • Atlantic bumper, Chloroscombrus chrysurus.
  • Yellowtail flounder, Limanda ferruginea.
  • Yellowtail snapper, Ocyurus chrysurus.
  • Whitespotted devil, Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus..
  • Yellowtail horse mackerel, Trachurus novaezelandiae.
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A European moth.
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The yellow-tailed black cockatoo, a large cockatoo native to the south-east of Australia.
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The yellow-tailed oriole, a passerine bird in the New World family Icteridae.
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The yellow-tailed woolly monkey, a New World primate endemic to Peru.
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Having a yellow tail.
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Origin of yellowtail