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Rastrelliger kanagurta JNC2855 with colour chart.JPG
Rastrelliger kanagurta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae
Tribe: Scombrini
Genus: Rastrelliger
Jordan and Starks in Jordan and Dickerson, 1908
Type species
Scomber brachysoma
Bleeker, 1851

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Rastrelliger is a mackerel genus in the family Scombridae. The three species of Rastrelliger together with the four species of Scomber comprise the tribe Scombrini, known as the "true mackerels".


The three species which comprise Rastrelliger are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). Species of Rastrelliger in FishBase. February 2018 version.

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