Spanish mackerel


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Spanish mackerel

n.
Any of various marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus, especially the commercially important species S. maculatus of Atlantic coastal waters of North America.

Spanish mackerel

n
1. (Animals) Also called: kingfish any scombroid food fish of the genus Scomberomorus, esp S. maculatus, of American coastal regions of the Atlantic: family Scombridae (mackerels, tunnies, etc)
2. (Animals) a mackerel, Scomber colias, of European and E North American coasts that is similar to the common Atlantic mackerel
3. (Animals) any of various related marine food fishes, esp Scomberomerus Commerson

Span′ish mack′erel


n.
1. any of various marine fishes, esp. of the genus Scomberomorus, as S. maculatus, of the Atlantic Ocean.
2. (in California) the jack mackerel.
[1660–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Spanish mackerel - flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of AmericaSpanish mackerel - flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America
Scomber colias, Spanish mackerel - medium-sized mackerel of temperate Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
mackerel - flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish
2.Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
mackerel - any of various fishes of the family Scombridae
genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels
cavalla, king mackerel, Scomberomorus cavalla, cero - large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
Scomberomorus maculatus - a large commercially important mackerel of the Atlantic coastal waters of North America
cero, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis, kingfish - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
Scomberomorus sierra, sierra - a Spanish mackerel of western North America
Spanish mackerel - flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America
3.Spanish mackerel - medium-sized mackerel of temperate Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
mackerel - any of various fishes of the family Scombridae
genus Scomber, Scomber - type genus of the Scombridae
Spanish mackerel - flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America
4.Spanish mackerel - a California food fishSpanish mackerel - a California food fish    
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
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Also of concern, but to a slightly lesser extent, are orange roughy, Chilean sea bass, blue crab, lingcod, Spanish mackerel, spotted seatrout, wahoo, grouper, snapper, halibut, tile fish, rock fish and sable fish, as well as blackfin, albacore and yellowfin tuna.
IT is definitely a member of the Mackerel family and it looks like it could be the narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) but I am not 100 per cent sure because of the quality of the picture online.
For pelagic species, the Commission proposes increases of +1% to +2% for mackerel, Spanish mackerel and whole albacore, reductions of between -0.
The target was Spanish mackerel, Bubba explained, and we could expect to lose many hooks because the mackerel would cut the lines with their razor-sharp teeth.
These include Spanish mackerel, blackfin tuna, amberjack, black drum, gag grouper, wahoo, bluefish, gafftopsail catfish, crevalle jack, and ladyfish.
At Masa Sushi, a Spanish mackerel sashimi plate is, clearly, the real deal.
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In 1989-1991, the South Atlantic council established tough limits on catches of Spanish mackerel and king mackerel, both of which had declined in population, says Dean.