Definition of Scomber scombrus

1. Noun. Important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales.

Exact synonyms: Common Mackerel, Shiner
Generic synonyms: Mackerel
Group relationships: Genus Scomber, Scomber
Terms within: Mackerel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scomber Scombrus

Scleroparei
Sclerostoma
Sclerotiniaceae
Scobey
Scolopacidae
Scolopax
Scolopax rusticola
Scolopendrium nigripes
Scolymus
Scolymus hispanicus
Scolytidae
Scolytus
Scolytus multistriatus
Scomber colias
Scomber japonicus
Scomber scombrus
Scomberesocidae
Scomberesox
Scomberesox saurus
Scomberomorus
Scomberomorus cavalla
Scomberomorus maculatus
Scomberomorus regalis
Scomberomorus sierra
Scombresocidae
Scombresox
Scombridae
Scombroidea
Scone
Sconnie

Literary usage of Scomber scombrus

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1. Ocean World: A Description of the Sea & Its Living Inhabitants by Louis Figuier (1869)
"The Mackerel (scomber scombrus) is too well known to require minute description. ... Tbe Mackerel (scomber scombrus). and the mackerel of the Mediterranean, ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Common mackerel, scomber scombrus, is one of the best known of food-fishes. ... Mackerel, scomber scombrus L. New York. as "a windrow of ..."

3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"common mackerel, scomber scombrus, is one of the best known of food-fishes. ... Mackerel, scomber scombrus L. New York. as "a windrow of fish half a mile ..."

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