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S Chilensis

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Bonito \Bo*ni"to\, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr.
   Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written
   {bonita}.] (Zo["o]l.)
   1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the
      tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above, with four
      brown stripes on the sides. It is sometimes found on the
      American coast.

   2. The skipjack ({Sarda Mediterranea}) of the Atlantic, an
      important and abundant food fish on the coast of the
      United States, and ({S. Chilensis}) of the Pacific, and
      other related species. They are large and active fishes,
      of a blue color with black oblique stripes.

   3. The medregal ({Seriola fasciata}), an edible fish of the
      southern of the United States and the West Indies.

   4. The cobia or crab eater ({Elacate canada}), an edible fish
      of the Middle and Southern United States.
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