Chub mackerel
Chub Chub, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh. F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.) A species to fresh-water fish of the {Cyprinid[ae]} or Carp family. The common European species is {Leuciscus cephalus}; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera {Semotilus}, {Squalius}, {Ceratichthys}, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the {tautog}, {black bass}, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Chub mackerel} (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel ({Scomber colias}) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic coast, but absent in others; -- called also {bull mackerel}, {thimble-eye}, and {big-eye mackerel}.

{Chub sucker} (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United States ({Erimyzon sucetta}); -- called also {creekfish}. [1913 Webster]


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  • chub mackerel — azijinė atogrąžinė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Rastrelliger kanagurta angl. chub mackerel; golden striped mackerel; Indian mackerel; long jawed mackerel; rake gilled mackerel; striped… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • chub mackerel — afrikinė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomber japonicus colias angl. Atlantic mackerel; chub mackerel; coly mackerel; Spanish mackerel rus. африканская скумбрия; средиземноморская скумбрия… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • chub mackerel — atlantinė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomber scombrus angl. Atlantic mackerel; chub mackerel rus. атлантическая скумбрия ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios skumbrės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • chub mackerel — Peru skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomber japonicus peruanus angl. chub mackerel; Pacific mackerel rus. перуанская скумбрия ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios skumbrės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • chub mackerel — argentininė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomber japonicus marplatensis angl. chub mackerel rus. аргентигская скумбрия ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios skumbrės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • chub mackerel — noun small mackerel found nearly worldwide • Syn: ↑tinker, ↑Scomber japonicus • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomber, ↑genus Scomber * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • chub mackerel — a small mackerel, Scomber japonicus, of Atlantic and Pacific seas and parts of the Indian Ocean. Also called tinker. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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