Broadbarred king mackerel
|Broadbarred king mackerel|
The broadbarred king mackerel (Scomberomorus semifasciatus) is a species of fish in the family Scombridae found in tropical waters of the western Pacific, along the northern coast of Australia and the southern coast of Papua New Guinea, from Shark Bay, Western Australia to northern New South Wales, in waters from the surface down to 100 m (330 ft). Specimens have been recorded at up to 120 cm in length, and weighing up to 10 kg. They are pelagic predators, feeding on small fishes such as sardines and herring.
- "Scomberomorus semifasciatus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 30 June 2009.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2009). Scomberomorus&speciesname=semifasciatus"'Scomberomorus semifasciatus'" in FishBase. June 2009 version.
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