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A fish mainly living on the North American Atlantic coast.
You may find one on your fishmongers slab amongst the "exotics", in which case they may be grilled whole, are filleted and fried.
They sometimes go under the name of Common Jack or Crevalle. Sometimes in Britain, small sardines are known as "jacks".
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