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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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Skipjack tuna prices fell to their lowest level since 2015 in Bangkok
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 are schooling species that are frequently found together in large aggregations (Scott et al., 2012); in the ETPO they are often co-occurring and captured by purse-seine near the sea surface.
Data collection was conducted using survey and direct observation in the study site focused on the centers of skipjack tuna fishery activities.
That drove up demand for yellowfin, typically used as a skipjack substitute.
Poenskop: short for pampoen kop: literally "pumpkin headed" Siffie: a slow-moving mollusc of the genus Haliotis Skoppejag: phonetic Afrikaans rendering of the English name "skipjack".
Even the hot-water discharge area doesn't attract big blue cats, although it does draw one of the blue cat's favorite baitfish, the skipjack herring.
The skipjack tuna (Katsuwonuspelamis) pole and livebait fishery in Brazil started in 1979 with boats operating from Rio de Janeiro (RJ; 23[degrees]S).
Other sustainable seafood initiatives Safeway embraces include not selling certain red-list species, including bluefin tuna and shark; switching the Safeway brand skipjack (chunk light) canned tuna to a responsibly caught skipjack variety; supporting the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative in California, which balances the use and conservation of living marine resources through a statewide network of Marine Protected Areas; and not buying or selling toothfish (Chilean sea bass) harvested from the Ross Sea, one of the last pristine marine areas on Earth, the grocer reports.
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.S., plentiful.
Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.; USNS Concord (T-AFS 5); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk; Commander, Naval Supply Corps, Arlington, Va.; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; USS Frank Cable (AS 40); Navy Supply Systems Command, Arlington; and USS Skipjack (SSN 585).
In addition to albacore tuna and skipjack tuna, traditional catches for EU fishermen, the agreement allows experimental fishery for periods of up to six months.