Scomber

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Scomber
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Blue mackerel, Scomber australasicus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Tribe: Scombrini
Genus: Scomber
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

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Scomber is a genus of ocean-dwelling mackerels in the family Scombridae.[1] The four species of Scomber together with the three species of Rastrelliger comprise the tribe Scombrini, known as the "true mackerels".

Species[edit]

FishBase lists four species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). Species of Scomber in FishBase. January 2006 version.