Atka mackerel

Atka mackerel
noun Etymology: Atka Island, Alaska Date: 1888 a greenling (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) that is a food fish found in Alaska and adjacent regions

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  • Atka mackerel — ☆ Atka mackerel [at′kə ] n. [after Atka Island, in the Aleutians] a commercially important ocean greenling (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) of the northern Pacific, esp. the area off the Aleutian Islands: also called Atka fish …   English World dictionary

  • Atka mackerel — šiaurinis vienpelekis terpūgas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pleurogrammus monopterygius angl. Atka fish; Atka mackerel rus. морской ленок; северный однопёрый терпуг ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Atka mackerel — Yellowfish Yel low*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A rock trout ({Pleurogrammus monopterygius}) found on the coast of Alaska; called also {striped fish}, and {Atka mackerel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Atka mackerel — dėmėtasis terpūgas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hexagrammos stelleri angl. Atka mackerel; common greenling; white spotted greenling rus. пятнистый ленок; пятнистый терпуг; терпуг Стеллера ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • atka mackerel — noun also atka fish ˈatkə , ˈät Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: from Atka Island, Alaska, its locality : a valuable marine food fish (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) of the family Hexagrammidae of Alaska and adjacent regions * * * /at keuh/… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atka mackerel — /at keuh/ a black banded mackerel, Pleurogrammus monopterygius, of northern Pacific seas. [1890 95; named after Atka, an island in SW Alaska near the fishing grounds] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mackerel — For other uses, see Mackerel (disambiguation). Atlantic horse mackerel …   Wikipedia

  • mackerel — /mak euhr euhl, mak reuhl/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) mackerel, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) mackerels. 1. a food fish, Scomber scombrus, of the North Atlantic, having wavy cross markings on the back. 2. See Spanish mackerel …   Universalium

  • Atka fish — šiaurinis vienpelekis terpūgas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pleurogrammus monopterygius angl. Atka fish; Atka mackerel rus. морской ленок; северный однопёрый терпуг ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • atka fish — noun see atka mackerel …   Useful english dictionary

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