Jurel

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Jurel

(Science: zoology) a yellow carangoid fish of the atlantic and gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also hardtail, horse crevalle, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as c. Fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.