from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A fish of the family Scombridæ; any mackerel, or one of several related fishes.
- Of or pertaining to the Scombridæ; resembling or related to the mackerel; scombroid; scombrine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
fishof the family Scombridae.
- adjective Characteristic of these fish.
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For distribution and abundance of clupeoid larvae (pilchard, round herring and anchovy) and scombrid larvae (tuna and chub mackerel), see Beckley, 1998.