Definition of Spanish mackerel in English:

Spanish mackerel

Syllabification: Span·ish mack·er·el


  • A large edible game fish related to the mackerel.
    • Genus Scomberomorus, family Scombridae: several species, in particular S. maculatus of the tropical Atlantic, and S. commerson of the Indo-Pacific
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    • Various species of sharks plus jackfish, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel and bull redfish should keep anglers drifting natural baits busy.
    • All three of us planned to fish the Gulf of Mexico for sea trout, ladyfish, Spanish mackerel and redfish.

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