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True mackerels
Scomber scombrus.png
Atlantic mackerel, Scomber scombrus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Tribe: Scombrini
Bonaparte, 1831

Scombrini, commonly called the true mackerels, is a tribe of ray-finned bony fishes in the mackerel family, Scombridae – a family it shares with the Spanish mackerel, tuna and bonito tribes, plus the butterfly kingfish.[1]

This tribe consists of seven species in two genera:


  1. ^ "Scombrini". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

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