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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombridae Rafinesque, 1815 
AphiaID: 125559

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombroidei (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombroidei
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortunasUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormackerelsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonitos  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrellfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrellfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrillfiskar  [details]
Direct child
taxa (68)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterochismatinae Poey, 1869
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChenogaster Lahille, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterochisma Richardson, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterochisma Richardson, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastrochisma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterochisma Richardson, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidothynnus Günther, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterochisma Richardson, 1845
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPneumatophorus Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScomber (Pneumatophorus) Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber Linnaeus, 1758
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombrinae Rafinesque, 1815
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocybium Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocybrium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocybium Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthoscybium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocybium Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcantocybium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocybium Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlbacora Jordan, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllothunnus Serventy, 1948
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApolectus Bennett, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuxis Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChriomitra Lockington, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCibium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybiosarda Whitley, 1935
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthinnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthunnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvrythynnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGermo Jordan, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatocrynus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynos accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcyus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorycnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnosarda Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndocybium Munro, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsowonus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwinus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKishincella accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKishinoella Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKishinoella Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeothunnus Kishinouye, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesogrammus Evermann & Seale, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatorcynus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynopsis Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalamita Bonaparte, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarda Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParathunnus Kishinouye, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelamichthys Giglioli, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynopsis Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelamis Plumier in Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelamys Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarda Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelamys Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarda Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelamys Klein, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRasteltiger accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRastrelliger Jordan & Starks, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRastreliger accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRastrelliger Jordan & Starks, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRastrelliger Jordan & Starks, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRastrilleger accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRastrelliger Jordan & Starks, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarda Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSawara Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorous accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomous accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombreromorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomer accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomerommorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemathunnus Fowler, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThinnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus Browne, 1789 (nomen dubium, Not available, name published in a rejected work; on Official Index (Opinion 89))
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWanderer Whitley, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken, 1883
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. The 2 dorsal fins separate and depressible into grooves. Finlets following anal and posterior dorsal fins. Origin of anterior dorsal fin well behind the head. Pectoral fins high on body. Pelvic fins below pectorals, with 6 fin rays. Gill membranes not united to isthmus. Small cycloid scales present. Two keels on slender caudal peduncle. Thunnus and close relatives with a specialized vascular system for heat exchange; the evolution of this and related adaptations for endothermy are discussed in Brock et al. 1993 Science 260:210-214. Thunninae=ISSCAAP 36; Scombrinae=ISSCAAP 37. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125559
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Scombridae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125559 on 2015-07-30
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