skipjack tuna; also called aku , oceanic bonito , skippies , striped tuna , victor fish , watermelon
The arctic bonito is a small tuna of 6-8 pounds with light-colored meat similar to yellowfin.
- Arctic circle
an imaginary line drawn parallel to the equator, at 23°28prime; S of the North Pole: between the North Frigid Zone and the North Temperate Zone. Contemporary Examples Video journalist Kieron Bryan was captured while filming a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic Circle. Kieron Bryan: British Journalist Held Without Trial in Russia Nico Hines September 26, […]
- Arctic current
. a cold ocean current flowing S along the Labrador coast through Davis Strait to the Grand Banks where it divides, the E branch joining the North Atlantic Current and the W branch flowing into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. noun a cold ocean current flowing southwards off the coast of Labrador and meeting the […]
- Arctic daisy
a daisy, Chrysanthemum arcticum, of arctic regions, having asterlike heads of white or lilac flowers.
- Arctic fox
a thickly furred, short-eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the arctic regions, brownish gray in summer and white in winter. Historical Examples Our only visitor was an Arctic fox, a rare animal upon the pack, though common enough upon the land. The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales Arthur Conan Doyle They are all of […]