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skipjack:

see herringherring,
common name for members of the large, widely distributed family Clupeidae, comprising many species of marine and freshwater food fishes, including the sardine (Sardinia), the menhaden (Brevoortia and Ethmidium), and the shad (Alosa).
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; tunatuna
or tunny,
game and food fishes, the largest members of the family Scombridae (mackerel family) and closely related to the albacore and bonito. They have streamlined bodies with two fins, and five or more finlets on the back.
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skipjack

[′skip‚jak]
(vertebrate zoology)

SkipJack

(cryptography)
An encryption algorithm created by the NSA (National Security Agency) which encrypts 64-bit blocks of data with an 80-bit key. It is used in the Clipper chip, a VLSI device with an ARM processor core, which is intended to perform cryptographic operations while allowing the security agencies listen in.

There are (apparently) two agencies, both of whom have to agree that there is a valid reason to decode a message. Don't laugh, they are serious.

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It would be reasonable to keep only those of about 18 inches or greater, as that's the range at which skipjack, Atlantic bonito and little tunny hit maturity.
Yellowfin and skipjack tunas require large amounts of energy to sustain themselves (Olson and Boggs, 1986; Korsmeyer and Dewar, 2001), and consequently previous authors have suggested that food acquisition is one factor that could explain the association of these 2 tuna species (Sund et al.
Object of research is a unit of fishing the dominant catch of skipjack tuna and still active at the time, respondents were collected by purposive sampling that is by ensuring obtaining a representative sample of the population to be studied [12] by way of each sample fishermen were given a brief understanding the questions that will be given in the questionnaire to the perception of any questions.
According to NFI officials, the ocean stocks that supply canned tuna are not on the verge of collapse, with stocks of skipjack, which makes up nearly 70% of all tuna eaten in the U.
Skipjack herring is one of the most popular and effective natural baits, especially for trophy blue catfish.
To which family of sea fish do albacore, bluefin and skipjack belong?
The country's economically dominant fishery, the Maldivian tuna industry is the most environmentally sustainable skipjack fishery in the world.
Bigeye, skipjack, yellowfin, and abalcore enjoy large and growing markets, but bluefin, which can reach three meters and weight over 650 kilograms, still has the most appeal.
The first edition tackles issues like hooliganism in ancient Greece and ``Football lawns as the skipjack heroes of botany''.
ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the usefulness of fermented skipjack tuna viscera (FSTV) in the diet for juvenile abalone Haliotis discus hannai.
To the Editor: I enjoyed your article on the Nautilus, since I was employed by Babcock & Wilcox in 1957-58 and was assigned to do service work on hull 585, the Skipjack, in Groton.