Pronunciation: (yel'ō-tāl"), [key]
—pl. -tails, (esp. collectively) -tail.
1. a game fish, Seriola lalandei, of California.
2. Also called yel'lowtail snap'per. a small West Indian snapper, Ocyurus chrysurus.
3. See yellowtail flounder.
4. any of several other fishes with a yellow caudal fin.
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