jack mackerel[jăkˈmăkˌər-əl, -măkˌrəl]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a marine food fish (Trachurus symmetricus) of the jack family, found in schools from British Columbia to Baja California
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A common food and game fish (Trachurus symmetricus) of Pacific coastal waters. Also called saurel.