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.
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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
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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.]
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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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By species type, Mackerel market can be segmented as Atka Mackerel, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Atlantic Mackerel, Horse Mackerel and Pacific Mackerel.
Often, large Spanish mackerel and bluefish that may weigh over 10 pounds move into the area eating every bait that is in the water.
Other favorites were the Spanish mackerel from Mie Prefecture and prime Wagyu beef tenderloin A4 from Kagoshima Prefecture.
The set-net fishery is considered one of the traditional fishing industries in Nha Trang city mostly catching Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus commerson, accounting for 86%, followed by skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis, Indian mackerel Rastrelliger kanagurta, and others, accounting for 7%, 4% and 3%, respectively [9,10].
7 (BNA): A two-month ban on net fishing and selling of barred Spanish mackerel will start on August 15, the Ministry of Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning announced .
Spanish mackerel's flesh is soft and a bit oily, but delicious.
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 -0.5% and -2% for herring, sardines, anchovies and gutted albacore, and increases of +1.5% to +3% for Northern prawns.
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.
Abstract--The narrow-barred Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) is widespread throughout the Indo-West Pacific region.