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Scomber Linnaeus, 1758

126063  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126063)

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Genus
Species Scomber australasicus Cuvier, 1832
Species Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789
Species Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Species Scomber sanctipetri
Species Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus Scomber (Pneumatophorus) Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Scomber Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Scomber alalunga Cetti, 1777 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber alalunga Bonnaterre, 1788 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber alatunga Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber albacares Bonnaterre, 1788 accepted as Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber albacorus Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber albicans Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber alletteratus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Euthynnus alletteratus (Rafinesque, 1810)
Species Scomber amarui Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Acanthocybium solandri (Cuvier, 1832)
Species Scomber amia Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Scomber antarcticus Castelnau, 1872 accepted as Scomber australasicus Cuvier, 1832
Species Scomber atun Euphrasen, 1791 accepted as Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791)
Species Scomber balantiophthalmus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber bisus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Auxis rochei rochei (Risso, 1810)
Species Scomber botla Shaw, 1803 accepted as Trachinotus botla (Shaw, 1803)
Species Scomber brachypomus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Rastrelliger brachysoma (Bleeker, 1851) (misspelling)
Species Scomber brachysoma Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Rastrelliger brachysoma (Bleeker, 1851)
Species Scomber calcar Bloch, 1793 accepted as Oligoplites saliens (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber canagurta Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber capensis Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789 (synonym)
Species Scomber capensis Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782 (synonym)
Species Scomber carangus Bloch, 1793 accepted as Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Scomber chloris Bloch, 1793 accepted as Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Scomber chrysos (Mitchill, 1815) accepted as Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815) (misspelling)
Species Scomber chrysozonus Rüppell, 1836 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber chrysurus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Scomber commerson Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Scomberomorus commerson (Lacepède, 1800)
Species Scomber commersonii Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Scomberomorus commerson (Lacepède, 1800) (misspelling)
Species Scomber cordyla Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Megalaspis cordyla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Scomber coretta Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Thunnus atlanticus (Lesson, 1831)
Species Scomber crumenophthalmus Bloch, 1793 accepted as Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber crysos Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815) (synonym)
Species Scomber dekayi Storer, 1853 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789 (synonym)
Species Scomber delphinalis Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber dentatus Forster, 1801 accepted as Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791)
Species Scomber dentex Forster, 1843 accepted as Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791)
Species Scomber dentex Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber diego Ayres, 1856 accepted as Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Species Scomber djedaba Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Alepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber ductor accepted as Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Scomber edentulus Bloch, 1795 accepted as Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber equula Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber falcatus Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Trachinotus blochii (Lacepède, 1801) (synonym)
Species Scomber fasciatus Bloch, 1793 accepted as Seriola fasciata (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber ferdau Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Carangoides ferdau (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber flexuosus Lichtenstein, 1823 accepted as Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Scomber forsteri Schneider & Forster, 1801 accepted as Scomberoides lysan (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber fulvoguttatus Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Carangoides fulvoguttatus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber germo Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber germo Bennett, 1840 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber germon Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Scomber gigas Fowler, 1935 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789 (synonym)
Species Scomber gigas Fowler, 1935 accepted as Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782 (synonym)
Species Scomber gladius Bloch, 1793 accepted as Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)
Species Scomber glauciscus Pallas, 1814 accepted as Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Scomber glaucus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Trachinotus ovatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Scomber gracilis Swainson, 1839 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789
Species Scomber grex Mitchill, 1814 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789
Species Scomber gunneri Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Lampris guttatus (Brünnich, 1788)
Species Scomber guttatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Scomberomorus guttatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber heberi Bennett, 1830 accepted as Caranx heberi (Bennett, 1830)
Species Scomber helvolus Forster, 1801 accepted as Uraspis helvola (Forster, 1801)
Species Scomber hippos Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Scomber ignobilis Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Caranx ignobilis (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber janesaba Bleeker, 1854 accepted as Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Species Scomber joanesaba Bleeker, 1854 accepted as Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782 (misspelling)
Species Scomber kanagurta Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber kleinii Bloch, 1793 accepted as Alepes kleinii (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber lactarius Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Lactarius lactarius (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber lanceolatus Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Thyrsites atun (Euphrasen, 1791)
Species Scomber leopardus Shaw, 1803 accepted as Scomberomorus guttatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber lepturus Agassiz, 1874 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber loo Lesson, 1829 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber lutescens Solander, 1843 accepted as Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber lysan Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Scomberoides lysan (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Scomber macrophthalmus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789
Species Scomber maculatus Couch, 1832 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789
Species Scomber maculatus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Scomberomorus maculatus (Mitchill, 1815)
Species Scomber maculosus Shaw, 1803 accepted as Scomberomorus commerson (Lacepède, 1800)
Species Scomber madagascariensis Shaw, 1803 accepted as Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède, 1801
Species Scomber malabaricus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Carangoides malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber mediterraneus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber micans Solander, 1843 accepted as Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber microlepidotus Rüppell, 1836 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber minutus Bloch, 1795 accepted as Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1795)
Species Scomber moluccensis Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)
Species Scomber neglectus van Kampen, 1907 accepted as Rastrelliger brachysoma (Bleeker, 1851)
Species Scomber niger Bloch, 1793 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Scomber palamitus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber pelagicus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Scomber pelagicus Gunnerus, 1768 accepted as Lampris guttatus (Brünnich, 1788)
Species Scomber pelamides Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Scomber pelamis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Scomber pelamys Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Species Scomber peruanus (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) accepted as Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Species Scomber platinoides Solander, 1843 accepted as Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Scomber plumieri Bloch, 1793 accepted as Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber pneumatophorus Delaroche, 1809 accepted as Scomber colias Gmelin, 1789
Species Scomber ponticus Pallas, 1814 accepted as Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Species Scomber punctatus Couch, 1849 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber punctatus Forster, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber quadripunctatus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber reani Day, 1871 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber regalis Bloch, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber rhombeus Forsskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber rochei Risso, 1810 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber rottleri Bloch, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber ruber Bloch, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber saba Bleeker, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber saliens Bloch, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber sansun Forsskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber sarda Bloch, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber saurus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber scomber Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Scomber scriptus Couch, 1863 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber sinensis Lacepède, 1800 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber sloanei Cuvier, 1832 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber speciosus Forsskål, 1775 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber splendens Richardson, 1843 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber tapeinocephalus Bleeker, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber taso Cuvier, 1832 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Scomber thazard Lacepède, 1800 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber thynnus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Scomber trachurus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber uam Montrouzier, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber undulatus Swainson, 1839 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber unicolor Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber vau Curtiss, 1938 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber vernalis Mitchill, 1815 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber vulgaris Fleming, 1828 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber vulgaris Wood, 1837 (unaccepted)
Species Scomber zonatus Mitchill, 1815 (unaccepted)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 297 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scomber Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126063 on 2018-09-25
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 297 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofScomber (Pneumatophorus) Jordan & Gilbert, 1883) Jordan, D.S.; Gilbert, C.H. (1883). Notes on a collection of fishes from Charleston, South Carolina, with descriptions of three new species. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 5(328): 580-620. [details]   

taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

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]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
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