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English → English (WordNet) Definition: horse mackerel horse mackerel n 1: largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics [syn: bluefin, bluefin tuna , Thunnus thynnus] 2: large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe [syn: saurel, Trachurus trachurus] 3: a California food fish [syn: jack mackerel, Spanish mackerel , saurel, Trachurus symmetricus]
English → English (gcide) Definition: horse mackerel Saurel \Sau"rel\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any carangoid fish of the genus Trachurus, especially T. trachurus , or T. saurus, of Europe and America, and T. picturatus of California. Called also skipjack, and horse mackerel . [1913 Webster] Jurel \Ju"rel\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevall['e] , jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel , and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as Caranx fallax) are also sometimes called jurel. Tuna \Tu"na\, n. [Cf. Tunny.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the mackerel family Scombridae, especially the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus, formerly Orcynus thynnus or Albacora thynnus), called also the common tunny or great tunny, a native of the Mediterranean Sea and of temperate parts of the Atlantic Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is caught commercially in large quantity for use as food; -- also called, especially in Britain, tunny. It is also one of the favorite fishes used by the Japanese in preparing sushi. On the American coast, especially in New England, it is sometimes called the horse mackerel. Another well-known species is the yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) of warm seas. the See Illust. of Horse mackerel, under Horse. Note: The little tunny (Gymnosarda alletterata) of the Mediterranean and North Atlantic, and the long-finned tunny, or albacore (Thunnus alalunga) (see Albacore), are related species of smaller size. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. The bonito, 2. [1913 Webster] 3. the meat of the tuna, used as food; -- also called tuna fish . [PJC] Tunny \Tun"ny\ (t[u^]n"n[y^]), n.; pl. Tunnies. [L. thunnus, thynnus, Gr. qy`nnos, qy^nos: cf. It. tonno, F. & Pr. thon.] (Zo["o]l.) The chiefly British equivalent of tuna; any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the Mackerel family, especially the common or great tunny (Thunnus thynnus syn. Albacora thynnus, formerly Orcynus thynnus) native of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is extensively caught in the Mediterranean. On the American coast it is called horse mackerel. See Illust. of Horse mackerel , under Horse. [Written also thynny.] [1913 Webster] Note: The little tunny (Gymnosarda alletterata) of the Mediterranean and North Atlantic, and the long-finned tunny, or albicore (Thunnus alalunga, see Albacore), are related species of smaller size. [1913 Webster] Albacore \Al"ba*core\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family (Scombridae), esp. Thunnus alalunga (formerly Orcynus alalonga ); it is a type of tuna or tunny. The name has been also applied to a larger related species, Thunnus thynnus (formerly Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, which is called in New England the horse mackerel . [formerly spelled albicore.] [1913 Webster +PJC] Bluefish \Blue"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A large voracious fish (Pomatomus saitatrix), of the family Carangid[ae], valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the horse mackerel, in Virginia saltwater tailor, or skipjack. [1913 Webster] 2. A West Indian fish (Platyglossus radiatus), of the family Labrid[ae]. [1913 Webster] Note: The name is applied locally to other species of fishes; as the cunner, sea bass, squeteague, etc. [1913 Webster]

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