[ at-kuh ]
/ ˈæt kə /
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
Words nearby Atka mackerel
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