A greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili
amberjack (countable and uncountable, plural amberjacks)
- Any of several large food and game yellowtail fishes of the genus Seriola, found in warm waters of all oceans.
- 1925, Zane Grey, Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas, 2000, page 111,
- It was an amberjack, and twice as large as any I had ever seen before. As I drew up the captain's snapper this amberjack came to the surface, and I certainly yelled.
- 2006, Jerald Horst, Mike Lane, Angler's Guide to Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, page 223,
- Greater amberjacks have 11-19 gill rakers, a long anal fin base, 7 dorsal fin spines, and 30-34 dorsal fin rays.
- 2011, Ken Schultz, Ken Schultz's Field Guide to Saltwater Fish, page 31,
- The greater amberjack is the largest of the jacks, the most important amberjack to anglers, and, like most of its brethren, a strong fighter.
fish of genus Seriola
- German: Gelbschwanzmakrele f
- Greek: μαγιάτικο (el) n (magiátiko)
- Japanese: カンパチ (kanpachi)