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 for cavasina
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Yellowtail \Yel"low*tail`\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) Any one of several species of marine carangoid fishes of
         the genus Seriola; especially, the large California
         species ({Seriola dorsalis) which sometimes weighs
         thirty or forty pounds, and is highly esteemed as a food
         fish; -- called also cavasina, and white salmon.
     (b) The mademoiselle, or silver perch.
     (c) The menhaden.
     (d) The runner, 12.
     (e) A California rockfish ({Sebastodes flavidus).
     (f) The sailor's choice ({Diplodus rhomboides).
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Several other fishes are also locally called
           yellowtail.
           [1913 Webster]

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