mackerel scad

noun

variants or less commonly mackerel shad
: any of several small carangid fishes of a cosmopolitan genus (Decapterus)
especially : a common western Atlantic fish (D. macarellus) that is of a silvery color and plumbeous below

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“Mackerel scad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mackerel%20scad. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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