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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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The species were the following: bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus); albacore (Thunnus alalunga); longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox); blue shark (Prionace glauca); dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), also known as mahi mahi; skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamisY, yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares); striped marlin (Kajikia audax); sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri); snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens); and escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum).
Data collection was conducted using survey and direct observation in the study site focused on the centers of skipjack tuna fishery activities.
Gonadosomatic index and seasonal variations of plasma sex steroids in skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from the western Indian Ocean.
[24.] 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 Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.-based company is offering 3.5-ounce tins of skipjack tuna in Tomato Onion, Chili, Mild Indian Curry, Tomato Basil, Tomato Salsa and Lemon Pepper varieties, along with 3.5-ounce cans of Alaskan pink salmon in Chili, Lemon Pepper and Smoked versions.
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.
processors, by switching largely from yellowfin to skipjack tuna (which is slightly lower in food quality, but doesn't swim with dolphins), have had little trouble accommodating the ban.
Skipjack tuna was the dominant species in the catch at 100,900 t, or 80% of the total.
According to latest gures from the FAO, skipjack tuna prices reached $1,000/tonne in Bangkok in July - the lowest level since 2015, while prices in Spanish canneries hit [euro]1,100/ tonne in the same month.