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Scomberesox saurus
Saury Sau"ry, n.; pl. Sauries. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo["o]l.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.
Scomberesox saurus
Skipper Skip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, skips. 2. A young, thoughtless person. --Shak. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The saury (Scomberesox saurus). 4. The cheese maggot. See Cheese fly, under Cheese. 5. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family Hesperiad[ae]; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight.
Scomberesox saurus
Billfish Bill"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish (Tylosurus, or Belone, longirostris) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast (Scomberesox saurus). (c) The Tetrapturus albidus, a large oceanic species related to the swordfish; the spearfish. (d) The American fresh-water garpike (Lepidosteus osseus).

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- Scomberesox is a genus of sauries. It is one of two in the family Scomberesocidae. The generic name Scomberesox is a he name id a compound of scomber...
- The Atlantic saury (Scomberesox saurus) is a fish of the family Scomberesocidae found in the North Atlantic Ocean from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada...
- Scomberesox scombroides, the king gar, is a species of saury, a fish in the family Scomberesocidae which is widespread in the temperate oceans of the...
- recognised genera within the family Scomberesocidae: Cololabis Gill, 1896 Scomberesox Lacepède, 1803 Beloniformes Christopher Scharpf; Kenneth J. Lazara (15...
- Cololabis Species: C. saira Binomial name Cololabis saira (Brevoort, 1856) Synonyms Scomberesox saira Brevoort, 1856 Scombresox brevirostris Peters, 1866...
- lacunosus Belone belone Belone svetovidovi Tylosurus acus Tylosurus choram Scomberesox saurus saurus Cheilopogon exsiliens Cheilopogon furcatus Cheilopogon...
- Horngädda Marine and brackish Native and common Not evaluated Scomberesocidae Scomberesox saurus Atlantic saury Makrillgädda Marine Sporadic Not evaluated...
- Belone svetovidovi Family Scomberesocidae (sauries) Atlantic saury, Scomberesox saurus saurus Family Atherinidae (silversides) Sand smelt, Atherina presbyter...
- Belone belone Short-beaked garfish, Belone svetovidovi Atlantic saury, Scomberesox saurus Mediterranean flyingfish, Cheilopogon heterurus Black wing flyingfish...
- (Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus californicus) Atlantic saury (Scomberesox saurus) Dwarf Atlantic saury (Scomberesox simulans) There are 52 species in the order Synbranchiformes...