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Decapterus koheru (koheru).jpg
Koheru - D. koheru
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae
Genus: Decapterus
Bleeker, 1851
Type species
Caranx kurra
G. Cuvier, 1833
  • Eustomatodus T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Evepigymnus T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Gymnepignathus T. N. Gill, 1862

Decapterus is a genus of marine fishes of jack family, Carangidae, commonly known as mackerel scads, round scads, or horse mackerel. They are found throughout the world.[1]


Currently, 11 recognized species are found in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Decapterus in FishBase. February 2013 version.
  2. ^ a b Kimura, S.; Katahira, K.; Kuriiwa, K. (2013). "The red-fin Decapterus group (Perciformes: Carangidae) with the description of a new species, Decapterus smithvanizi". Ichthyological Research. doi:10.1007/s10228-013-0364-9.

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