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{n: Decapterus, genus Decapterus} scads especially mackerel scad; cosmopolitan in distribution

{n: Gempylidae, family Gempylidae} snake mackerels

{n: Scomberomorus maculatus} a large commercially important mackerel of the Atlantic coastal waters of North America

{n: Scomberomorus, genus Scomberomorus} Spanish mackerels

{n: Scombridae, family Scombridae} marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna

{n: Scombroidea, suborder Scombroidea} mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes

{n: Spanish mackerel, Scomber colias} medium-sized mackerel of temperate Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

{n: Spanish mackerel} any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus

{n: Spanish mackerel} flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America

{n: Trachurus, genus Trachurus} the scads (particularly horse mackerels)

{n: bluefin, bluefin tuna, horse mackerel, Thunnus thynnus} largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics

{n: bonito} any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas

{n: cero, pintado, kingfish, Scomberomorus regalis} large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters

{n: chub mackerel, tinker, Scomber japonicus} small mackerel found nearly worldwide

{n: common mackerel, shiner, Scomber scombrus} important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales

{n: cutlassfish, frost fish, hairtail} long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel

{n: escolar, Lepidocybium flavobrunneum} large snake mackerel with rings like spectacles around its eyes

{n: gempylid} snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide

{n: horse mackerel, jack mackerel, Spanish mackerel, saurel, Trachurus symmetricus} a California food fish

{n: horse mackerel, saurel, Trachurus trachurus} large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe

{n: king mackerel, cavalla, cero, Scomberomorus cavalla} large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil

{n: mackerel scad, mackerel shad, Decapterus macarellus} small silvery fish; Nova Scotia to Brazil

{n: mackerel shark} fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks

{n: mackerel sky} a sky filled with rows of cirrocumulus or small altocumulus clouds

{n: mackerel} any of various fishes of the family Scombridae

{n: mackerel} flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish

{n: mako, mako shark} powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific

{n: oilfish, Ruvettus pretiosus} very large deep-water snake mackerel

{n: row} a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally)
"a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"
"rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"

{n: sierra, Scomberomorus sierra} a Spanish mackerel of western North America

{n: smoked mackerel} mackerel cured by smoking

{n: snake mackerel, Gempylus serpens} predatory tropical fishes with jutting jaws and strong teeth

{n: tuna, tunny} any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters


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