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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

king′ mack`erel(n.)

  1. a game fish, Scomberomorus cavalla, of the W Atlantic Ocean.

    Category: Ichthyology

    Ref: Also called cavalla.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. king mackerel, cavalla, cero, Scomberomorus cavalla(noun)

    large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil


  1. King mackerel

    The king mackerel is a migratory species of mackerel of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. It is an important species to both the commercial and recreational fishing industries.


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