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Atka mackerel

[at-kuh]
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noun
  1. a black-banded mackerel, Pleurogrammus monopterygius, of northern Pacific seas.
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Origin of Atka mackerel

First recorded in 1890–95; named after Atka, an island in SW Alaska near the fishing grounds
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