A fish family of over 200 species, including Pompano, Amberjack, bar jack, blue runner, crevalle jack, green jack, horse mackerel (not a true Mackerel), rainbow runner, rudderfish, trevally, yellow jack and Yellowtail. Although some jack species aren’t particularly good to eat, many—particularly pompano—are considered excellent and have a rich, firm, delicately flavored flesh. Jacks are found around the world in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific. See also Fish.
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