Scomberomorus regalis


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Noun1.Scomberomorus regalis - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic watersScomberomorus regalis - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels
Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
kingfish - the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
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Related species as Scomberomorus cavalla and Scomberomorus regalis from the western coast of India fed on fish of the families Carangidae (Caranx) and Engraulidae (Harengula), prey species inhabiting the coastal pelagic zone (Randall 1967).
Commercial fishing operations in the United States yielded over 4.8 million pounds of king and cero mackerel (Scomberomorus regalis) during 2001.