1. Any of various fishes of the family Scombridae.
2. Flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish.
Any of various fishes of the mackerel family Scombroidia, especially the common mackerel Scomber scombrus found in the N Atlantic and Mediterranean. It weighs about 0.7 kg/1.5 lb, and is blue with irregular black bands down its sides, the latter and the under surface showing a metallic sheen. Like all mackerels, it has a deeply forked tail, and a sleek, streamlined body form.
The largest of the mackerels is the tuna, which weighs up to 700 kg/1,550 lb.
whiting / waɪtɪŋ /
Množina reči whiting je whitings.
Sinonimi: Merlangus merlangus · Gadus merlangus
ETYM From White.
1. A food fish of European Atlantic waters resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus; SYN. Merlangus merlangus, Gadus merlangus.
2. A small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish.
3. Any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters.
4. Flesh of a cod-like fish of European Atlantic waters.
5. Flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America.
Any of various edible marine bony fishes, especially the silver hake and various kingfishes, genus Menticirrhus.