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wahoo (wä·hōōˑ),

n Latin name:
Euonymus atropurpureus; parts used: bark, stem, root bark, stem bark, seed; uses: heart problems, induction of strong bowel movements, stimulation of flow of bile, induction of perspiration, induction of vomiting, expectorant, general health, gall bladder dysfunction, facial sores, gynecological conditions, appetite stimulant, liver dysfunction, skin disorders, malaria, constipation, dandruff, vomiting of blood, painful urination, stomach pain; precautions: may cause intestinal irritation; may be toxic in large quantities. Also called
burning bush, eastern wahoo, Indian arrow-wood, spindle tree, and
waahoo.
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Fishery NP Common name Species swordfish Tuna and tuna-like species Albacore Thunnus alalunga 9707 Bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus 5409 Butterfly mackerel Gasterochisma melampus -- Skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis 546 Slender tuna Allothunnus fallai -- Southern bluefin Thunnus maccoyii -- Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares 2811 Wahoo Acanthocybium solandri 383 Billfish Black marlin Makaira indica 25 Blue marlin Makaira nigricans 981 Sailfish Istiophorus platypterus 49 Shortbill spearfish Tetrapturus angustirostris 543 Striped marlin Tetrapturus audax 1963 Swordfish Xiphias gladius 22,457 Other bony fish Barracouta Thyrsites atun -- Barracudas Sphyraena spp.
Long range trips up to 19 days long operate further offshore and south targeting tunas, yellowtail, and wahoo, Acanthocybium solanderi.
Scombridae Acanthocybium solandri + (Cuvier, 1831) Auxis rochei (Risso, 1810) + Auxis thazard (Lacepede, 1800) + + + Euthynnus affinis + (Cantor, 1849) Katsuwonus pelamis + + + (Linnaeus, 1758) Thunnus alalunga + + (Bonnaterre, 1788) Thunnus albacares + + + (Bonnaterre, 1788) Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839) + + + Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterus + (Shaw & Nodder, 1792) Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832) + + M.
Preliminary observations on the reproductive biology of wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri, from the northern Gulf of Mexico and Bimini, Bahamas.