Scomber is a genus of fish in the family Scombridae living in the open ocean found in Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. The genus Scomber and the genus Rastrelliger comprise the tribe Scombrini, known as the "true mackerels". These fishes have an elongated body, highly streamlined, muscular and agile. The eyes are large, the head is elongated, with a big mouth provided with teeth. They have two dorsal triangular fins, with some stabilizing fins along the caudal peduncle. The basic color is blue-green with a silvery white belly and a darker back, usually black mottled.
There are currently 5 recognized species in this genus:
- Scomber australasicus G. Cuvier, 1832 (Blue mackerel)
- Scomber colias J. F. Gmelin, 1789 (Atlantic chub mackerel)
- Scomber indicus E. M. Abdussamad, Sukumaran & Ratheesh, 2016 (Indian chub mackerel) 
- Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782 (Chub mackerel)
- Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758 (Atlantic mackerel)
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- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). Species of Scomber in FishBase. June 2016 version.
- Abdussamad, E.M., Sukumaran, S., Ratheesh, A.K.O., Koya, K.M., Koya, K.P.S., Rohit, P., Reader, S., Akhilesh, K.V. & Gopalakrishnan, A. (2016): Scomber indicus, a new species of mackerel (Scombridae: Scombrini) from Eastern Arabian Sea. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 63 (3): 1-10.
- Paleobiology Database: Fossilworks: Scomber Linnaeus, 1758.