Definition of jack mackerel in English:

jack mackerel

Syllabification: jack mack·er·el

noun

  • A game fish of the jack family, occurring in the eastern Pacific.
    • Trachurus symmetricus, family Carangidae
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    • It was followed by glittery portions of jack mackerel and a strip of crunchy octopus dusted with a mossy, gunpowderlike substance that Nagata identified as green-tea salt.
    • Trawl fisheries catch jack mackerel in other areas including the Taranaki Bight and Chatham Rise.
    • Food studies indicated that more than 90 percent of the identifiable items found in the stomachs of jack mackerel are crustaceans and small, free swimming mollusks.

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