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Decapterus koheru (koheru).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae
Genus: Decapterus
D. koheru
Binomial name
Decapterus koheru
(Hector, 1875)

The koheru (Decapterus koheru) is a jack of the genus Decapterus, found only between the North Cape and the East Cape of the North Island of New Zealand, in mid-waters of reef and offshore areas. Its length is between 25 and 50 cm.


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