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Temporal range: Thanetian–present
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Scomberomorus cavalla
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Scombroidei
Family: Scombridae
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Tribe: Scomberomorini
Genus: Scomberomorus
Lacepède, 1801
Type species
S. plumierii
Lacepède, 1801

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Scomberomorus is a genus of ray-finned bony fish in the mackerel family, Scombridae. More specifically, it is a member of the tribe Scomberomorini, commonly known as the Spanish mackerels.


Scomberomorus includes 18 species:[2][3]


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: 560. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  2. ^ "Scomberomorus". FishBase. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  3. ^ "Scomberomorus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 

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