horse mackerel


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horse mackerel

n.
1. Any of various edible carangid fishes of the genus Trachurus, especially T. trachurus of eastern Atlantic waters.
2. Any of several tunas or related fishes.

horse mackerel

n
1. (Animals) Also called: scad a mackerel-like carangid fish, Trachurus of European Atlantic waters, with a row of bony scales along the lateral line. Sometimes called (US): saurel
2. (Animals) any of various large tunnies or related fishes

blue′fin tu′na

(ˈbluˌfɪn)
n.
a large tuna, Thunnus thynnus, common in temperate seas.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horse mackerel - largest tunahorse mackerel - largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
genus Thunnus, Thunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishes
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
bluefin, bluefin tuna - flesh of very large tuna
2.horse mackerel - large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europehorse mackerel - large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
3.horse mackerel - a California food fishhorse mackerel - a California food fish    
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
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Likewise, Garca Rodrguez recalled that other important quotas for the Cantabrian sea fleet, such as the skate, the west horse mackerel and the rooster, have increased; while others, such as monkfish or anchovy, have maintained their quotas compared to 2017.
January: anchovy, horse mackerel, red mullet, whiting.
The main ingredients are fresh fish foods such as anchovies, sardines and horse mackerel, fish oils and other meals.
The factory trawlers were fishing for horse mackerel when they were stopped on Wednesday night, 50km west of the Blasket Islands off the Co Kerry coast.
The main game fish include Sailfish and Marlin, Kingfish, Wahoo, Horse Mackerel and others.
The recent allocation of horse mackerel quotas however raises an unbearable stench.
Other stocks are expected to join the list in 2015 if the decisions approved are respected (Western horse mackerel, plaice in the Channel and sole in the Kattegat and Skagerrak), bringing the number of MSY stocks to 30.
Total fecundity and atresia of horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus L.
The sardines may have gone, but horse mackerel and hake survive in the area by feeding on the gobies, and are regularly fished by humans.
They got within feet of a walrus nursing its baby, stared into the eyes of a great white shark and watched thousands of horse mackerel swarm in a ball.
Inhibition of chemical changes related to freshness loss during storage of horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) in slurry ice.