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Atlantic horse or jack mackerel


Trachurus trachurus. Chincard (horse makerel) is an inexpensive Atlantic fish that is often caught and sold with other mackerel, which it resembles, although clinchards are less fatty.

Fish and seafood

Text © Dana Facaros

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