frigate mackerel


Definition of frigate mackerel

: a small scombroid fish (Auxis thazard) that is bluish green above and silvery beneath and often marked with black spots or wavy bars and that is very oily and little sought for food or game though widely available in warm seas

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“Frigate mackerel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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