Trachurus

noun
Tra·​chu·​rus | \trəˈkyu̇rəs\

Definition of Trachurus 

: a genus of marine carangid fishes including various important food fishes — comparehorse mackerel, jack mackerel

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History and Etymology for Trachurus

New Latin, from Greek trachouros horse mackerel, from trachys rough + oura tail; akin to Greek orrhos buttocks

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