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jack mackerel

n.
Any of various carangid fishes of the genus Trachurus, especially T. symmetricus of eastern Pacific coastal waters, valued for food and game.

jack′ mack`erel


n.
an edible carangid fish, Trachurus symmetricus, of the Pacific North American coast, resembling a mackerel.
Also called horse mackerel.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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Currently, the main commercial resources fished in the SPRFMO area are Jack mackerel and jumbo flying squid in the Southeast Pacific and, to a much lesser degree, deep-sea species often associated with seamounts in the Southwest Pacific.
An old-school classic: Canned jack mackerel hand-mashed with wheat bread and just enough sea water to form a smelly paste.
You can also feed canned fish, such as jack mackerel, pink salmon, or sardines (preferably packed in water rather than oil).
The fish he speared was one of approximately 10 conspecifics that were swimming with a school of juvenile jack mackerel, Trachurus symmetries (Ayres, 1855).
The jack mackerel, Trachurus japonicas, is a pelagic fish belonging to Carangidae which is widely distributed on the continental shelf waters along the subtropical Kuroshio Current and the Tsushima Warm Current in the western North Pacific (Zhu et al.
The upwelling ecosystem off northern Chile (UENCh) sustains an important purse-seine fishery targeting anchovy (Engraulis ringens), sardine (Sardinops sagax), mackerel (Scomber japonicus) and jack mackerel (Trachurus murphyi).
Reproductive aspects of Jack mackerel Trachurus murphy
All Taiwanese boats fishing in the East China Sea for bluefin tuna and jack mackerel, or harvesting coral, are required to obtain a license and report to the Fisheries Agency before going to sea.
One ounce of canned fish with bones (sardines, jack mackerel, pink salmon) averages about 300 mg EPA and DHA combined.
But the Commission is "very concerned" about Peru's lack of cooperation: Lima set a unilateral quota for its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), which does not comply with the scientific advice and risks to undermine the general effort deployed from all other countries operating in this zone for the conservation and management of the jack mackerel stock.
Those were weighed (g), and measured (mm), either in standard length (SL) for sardine, anchovy, and herring, or fork length (FL) for jack mackerel (Trachurus symmetricus) and Pacific mackerel.
Globally, vast quantities of small pelagic fish such as anchovy, jack mackerel, herring and sardine are removed from the world's marine ecosystems to service marine fish farms.