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yellow jack

2. A yellow nautical flag formerly hoisted to warn of disease on board.
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In this study, we present the first observations on the natural spawning behavior of the economically-valuable permit (Trachinotus falcatus) (Linnaeus, 1758) from the full to new moon period at reef promontories in Belize, with notes on the spawning of the yellow jack (Carangoides bartholomaei) (Cuvier, 1833), and the courtship of five other carangid species.
Ellis, Yellow Fever & Public Health in the New South (Lexington, KY, 1992), 31, 57, 108, 180; Margaret Humphries, "Yellow Fever: The Yellow Jack," in Kenneth Kiple, ed.
Josh Russell's first novel, Yellow Jack, chronicles the life of Claude Marchand, a daguerreotypist living in 1840s New Orleans, slowly going mad from inhalation of mercury fumes.
Other well-known plays are The Silver Cord (1926) and Yellow Jack (1934, in collaboration with Paul de Kruif), a dramatized documentary of the conquest of yellow fever.
When the French could not build the Panama Canal and the Americans did, it is because we had figured out that yellow jack was carried by the anopheles mosquito," Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan says.
It gave them experience, which in the twentieth century the more imaginative among them turned to the study of endemic diseases even more deadly than Yellow Jack.
Perhaps the best of his plays are <IR> THE SILVER CORD </IR> (1926), a study of maternal possessiveness; and Yellow Jack (with Paul de Kruif, 1934), a documentary that tells with dramatic effectiveness how the army conquered yellow fever.
Caption: Lucinda Ponce caught the yellow jack on a live bait on a trip off Marathon.