king mackerel

noun
a game fish, Scomberomorus cavalla, found in the western Atlantic Ocean.
Also called cavalla.


Origin:
1935–40

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King mackerel are being hooked in the inlet and surrounding areas.
The same areas are producing some gaffer dolphin and king mackerel.
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