M is for Mackerel

Mackerel    noun

Oxford Dictionary definition:  Edible sea fish.

Our definition:  The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is a beautifully streamlined, fast-swimming fish. It has silver underparts and metallic green and blue upper parts with irregular bands along the back.

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And check out the Vegan Dictionary in the sidebar for words beginning with other letters, defined in a way that doesn’t normalise animal exploitation and degradation.

2 thoughts on “M is for Mackerel

  1. they are indeed beautiful. when i lived in Canada used to see them run in on the tide. on a full moon night silver streaks beneath the bridge over the Mira ….

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