Leatherjacket vs Skipjack - What's the difference?

leatherjacket | skipjack |


As nouns the difference between leatherjacket and skipjack

is that leatherjacket is the larva of some crane flies while skipjack is any of several unrelated fish.

leatherjacket

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The larva of some crane flies
  • Any of several brightly coloured tropical fishes, of the family Balistidae, including the filefish and the triggerfish;
  • Any of several Atlantic fishes, of the genus , that have a leathery skin; leatherjack
  • skipjack

    English

    (Skipjack tuna)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Any of several unrelated fish.
  • # Several of the genus resembling tuna.
  • # Katsuwonus pelamis .
  • # The
  • # The alewife
  • # The bonito
  • # The butterfish
  • # The
  • # The jurel
  • # The leatherjacket, leatherjack (genus )
  • # The runner.
  • # The saurel.
  • # The saury.
  • # The threadfish.
  • (obsolete) An upstart.
  • (Ford)
  • An elaterid; a click beetle.
  • A shallow sailboat with a rectilinear or V-shaped cross section.
  • (Webster 1913)

    See also

    * skipjack tuna