fishbone tabby
mackerel tabby cat (a cat with characteristic, gently wavy bars on the flank, reminiscent of the fish pattern. The most common tabby pattern)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Tabby cat — For other uses, see Tabby (disambiguation). Common mackerel tabby, with the classic M on forehead, and striped pattern A tabby is any cat that has a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, lines or swirling patterns, usually together with… …   Wikipedia

  • mackerel tabby cat — a cat with characteristic, gently wavy bars on the flank, reminiscent of the fish pattern. The most common tabby pattern. Also called fishbone tabby …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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