king mackerel

king mackerel
noun
large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
Syn: ↑cavalla, ↑cero, ↑Scomberomorus cavalla
Hypernyms: ↑Spanish mackerel
Member Holonyms: ↑Scomberomorus, ↑genus Scomberomorus

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noun
: a cero (Scomberomorus cavalla) especially noted as a sport fish

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a game fish, Scomberomorus cavalla, found in the western Atlantic Ocean. Also called cavalla.
[1935-40]

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king mackerel,
a Spanish mackerel of the western Atlantic Ocean, valued as a game fish.

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  • King mackerel — Taxobox name = King mackerel regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Scombridae genus = Scomberomorus species = S. cavalla binomial = Scomberomorus cavalla binomial authority = (Cuvier, 1829)The… …   Wikipedia

  • king mackerel — ispaninė karališkoji skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus regalis angl. black spotted Spanish mackerel; cero mackerel; king mackerel; kingfish; painted mackerel; spotted cero rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • king mackerel — king′ mack erel n. ich a game fish, Scomberomorus cavalla, of the W Atlantic Ocean Also called cavalla • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • king mackerel cero — atlantinė karališkoji skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus cavalla angl. Atlantic king mackerel; king mackerel cero; kingfish; school mackerel rus. королевская макрель; макрель… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • king mackerel — noun Date: circa 1930 a mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) of the western Atlantic Ocean that is noted especially as a fighting sport fish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • king mackerel — a game fish, Scomberomorus cavalla, found in the western Atlantic Ocean. Also called cavalla. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • Indo-Pacific king mackerel — Taxobox | name = Indo Pacific king mackerel image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Scombridae genus = Scomberomorus species = S. guttatus binomial = Scomberomorus guttatus… …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic king mackerel — atlantinė karališkoji skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus cavalla angl. Atlantic king mackerel; king mackerel cero; kingfish; school mackerel rus. королевская макрель; макрель… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Indo-Pacific king mackerel — indinė karališkoji skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus guttatus angl. Indian Spanish mackerel; Indo Pacific king mackerel; spotted Spanish mackerel rus. индийская королевская… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • broadbarred king mackerel — plačiadryžė karališkoji skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus semifasciatus angl. broadbarred king mackerel rus. австралийская макрель; широкополосая макрель ryšiai: platesnis terminas …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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