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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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In 1986 Hudgins (1987) predicted that without new markets, economic competition would force all but 4 or 5 of the most efficient Hawaii skipjack tuna fishing vessels out of business.
The spawning of skipjack tuna from southeastern Brazil as determined from histological examination of ovaries.
The Japanese distant-water pole-and-line fishery for skipjack tuna that operated in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) through 1992 was the only foreign fishery operating legally within the EEZ after 1980 (Boggs and Kikkawa, 1993).
McDonald's MSC certified skipjack tuna is being caught in the waters of PNA nations in the Western Central Pacific Ocean.
Akande GR, Emokpae AO, Towuru ET, Ogbonna C and A Ajayi Proximate composition, Microbiological and Sensory Evaluation of canned skipjack tuna (Katsuwonnus pelamis) stored at ambient and accelerated temperatures.
The sickle pomfret growth and maximum size were estimated at just slightly less than the values for skipjack tuna, which has a P/B of 1.
The price of skipjack tuna is estimated to have jumped 70 percent in the last year and Del Monte said the sale - for $363 million - would help its margins.
5-ounce tins of skipjack tuna in Tomato Onion, Chili, Mild Indian Curry, Tomato Basil, Tomato Salsa and Lemon Pepper varieties, along with 3.
In the environment the group points to data showing traces of TBT appearing in mussels, oysters, clams and other shell life as well as high contamination of a range of other marine animals such as skipjack tuna and harbour porpoises
The other three species--chub mackerel, skipjack tuna, and largehead hairtail--are overfished in parts of their ranges.
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.
They manned lines attached to the hang baits - small skipjack tuna attached to floats - to bring the sharks within viewing distance.