Definition of snake mackerel in US English:

snake mackerel


  • another term for escolar
    • ‘Snake Mackerels are found worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters. Snake Mackeral inhabit water from the surface to a depth of at least 600ft.’
    • ‘Studies have shown that fossil discoveries can date the snake mackerel back to the Eocene era.’
    • ‘The two fish, members of the snake mackerel family, are sometimes called white tuna.’