jack mackerel


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to jack mackerel: Pacific jack mackerel

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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jack mackerel - a California food fishjack mackerel - a California food fish    
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
References in periodicals archive ?
The production of this protein, among which highlights: sardine, corocoro, cacique, snoring, snapper, grouper, jack mackerel, dorado, among others; It will be directed to the surrounding communities, through the Social Care Fairs, and the School Food Program (PAE) of Nueva Esparta.
The blue jack mackerel, Trachurus picturatus (Bowdich, 1825) (Osteichthyes, Carangidae) is an oceanic pelagic species ranging to depths of at least 370 m (Smith-Vaniz, 1986) (575 m in the Azores, Menezes et al., 2006) and can be found from the Bay of Biscay (France) southward to Morocco and eastward into the Mediterranean Sea (Smith-Vaniz, 1986).
Here the chub mackerel Scomber japonicus Houttuyn 1782 (Perciformes: Scombridae) is a pelagic fish of high economic importance that records the best historical landings after the Peruvian anchovy Engraulis ringens and the Chilean jack mackerel Trachurus murphyi (Montecino & Lange 2009).
An old-school classic: Canned jack mackerel hand-mashed with wheat bread and just enough sea water to form a smelly paste.
Feed at least 50 percent (preferably more) animal protein products, such as lean muscle meat, heart, liver, kidney, eggs, dairy, and canned fish with bones, such as pink salmon, jack mackerel, and sardines.
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., 1963).
This is also the main fishing area for the industrial and artisanal purse-seine fleets targeting pelagic fish such anchovy, mackerel, jack mackerel and sardine (Castillo et al, 1997, 1999; Braun et al, 1999).
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.