mackerel scad

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Noun1.mackerel scad - small silvery fishmackerel scad - small silvery fish; Nova Scotia to Brazil
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
Decapterus, genus Decapterus - scads especially mackerel scad; cosmopolitan in distribution
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Nonrecorded annual bycatch for this period was estimated at 944-2270 t of pelagic oceanic sharks, 720-1877 t of rainbow runners, 705-1836 t of dolphinfishes, 507-1322 t of triggerfishes, 113-294 t of wahoo, 104-251 t of billfishes, 53-112 t of mobulas and mantas, 35-89 t of mackerel scad, 9-24 t of barracudas, and 67-174 t of other fishes.
008 t), and mackerel scad, Decapterus macarellus (0.
Rainbow runner, common dolphinfish, triggerfish, carcharhinid sharks, wahoo, billfishes, and mackerel scad were predominant.