pomatomus definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of carangoid fishes, the type of the household Pomatomid√¶, containing only the well-known bluefish, greenfish, or skipjack, P. saltatrix.
    • Among European ichthyologists, a genus of perciform fishes, distinguished by its huge eyes, and represented by just one species, now known as Telescops telescopium, inhabiting the deep-water of Mediterranean and neighboring Atlantic.
    • type genus regarding the Pomatomidae

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