cobia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cobia large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cobia (Zoöl) An oceanic fish of large size (Elacate canada); the crabeater; -- called also bonito cubbyyew coalfish, and sergeant fish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cobia A Spanish name of the sergeant-fish, Elacate canada. It is of a fusiform shape with wide flattened head, and of an olive-brown color with a broad blackish lateral band. Along the Maryland and Virginia coasts it is called bonito. Also called crab-eater. See Elacate.
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Usage

In literature:

The Cobia prefers clear, deep water.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
A strong, rather heavy rod is necessary for the cobia, which the Key West fishermen call cobi-o.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
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In news:

Cobia are a rare catch in northern waters, but I've heard of three caught so far -- and our waters are certainly warm enough for them.
View full size Blackened cobia with Cajun cream sauce and topped with gulf shrimp at A.J.
Home: Openers: Gamefish Quiniela: Cobia and Trout.
Cobia are precious - let's keep them that way.
Springtime cobia can run thick along Florida's east coast.
's Seafood and Oyster Bar in Destin: blackened cobia , Cajun-style.
The vinyl bag comes in two sizes — 5-feet long for cobia to 75 pounds and 6-feet long for ling to 150.
Fred "Frenchy" Robert to intercept big cobia during their annual migration north along Florida's East Coast.
The cobia weighed 33 pounds.
An impressive ride and too many fishing amenities to mention make the Cobia 296 a top choice for offshore enthusiasts.
Cast for game fish such as cobia, snook and stripers, and jig for snapper, grouper, cod and halibut.
Researchers have developed plant-based fish feeds that have been tested on species like cobia.
Net Profits When the game is striped bass, cobia, or large grouper and snapper, don't bring a net that's sized for largemouth bass.
Team Defense Rests vaults into the winnings on this season's cobia circuit.
The USS Cobia, docked at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, sank 13 Japanese ships in the South Pacific during the last two years of World War II.
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