Atlantic horse mackerel
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The Atlantic horse mackerel is a species of jack mackerel in the family Carangidae. It gets its common name from the legend that other smaller species of fish could ride on its back over great distances. Other common names include European horse mackerel, common scad, scad, and saurel.
- also known as شاخورة
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by David A. Bender
Atlantic horse mackerel is T. trachurus, Pacific horse mackerel is T. japonicus and D. macarellus, yellowtail or amberjack is Seriola lalandi. macon Mutton, salted and smoked to resemble *bacon. maconochie A canned meat stew used in the ...
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
SCAD class Osteichthyes order Perciformes family Carangidae genus and species Atlantic horse mackerel, rachurus trachurus WEIGHT Up to 43 lb. (2 kg) LENGTH Up to 28 in. (70 cm) DISTINCTIVE FEATURES Slender, elongated body ; ...
From Genome to Environment
Trachurus trachurus (Atlantic horse mackerel): Pear-shaped (b) Trigla lucerna (tub gurnard): Cylindrical and elongated. (C.) Sparus pagrus (Seabream): short and thick. V = ventricle, A= atrium, B = bulbus arteriosus. The arrows mark the ...
by International Food Information Service
Important species include Trachurus trachurus (Atlantic horse mackerel), T. japonicus (Pacific horse mackerel) and Decapterus macarellus. Marketed fresh and frozen, dried-salted, smoked and canned. Also known as jack mackerel and scad.
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