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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782 
AphiaID: 127022

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScombrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPneumatophorus diego (Ayres, 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPneumatophorus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPneumatophorus japonicus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPneumatophorus japonicus marplatensis López, 1955
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPneumatophorus peruanus Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber capensis Cuvier, 1832 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber diego Ayres, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber gigas Fowler, 1935 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber janesaba Bleeker, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus marplatensis (Lopez, 1955)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus peruanus (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber joanesaba Bleeker, 1854 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber peruanus (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pneumatophorus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber saba Bleeker, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber scombrus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskumbri i kaltërtUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkolo  [details]
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakarela  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbis  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpansk makrel  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpaanse makreel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish mackerelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific chub mackerelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchub mackerel  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormaquereaux blancUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormaquereau espagnol  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanische MakreleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMittelmeer Makrele  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorקוליס כל-ימי  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspænskur makríll  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscombro cavalloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlanzardo  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚολιός  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpansk makrell  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcavala  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСкумбрия японская  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacarela estorninoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorestornino  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpansk makrill  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkolyoz  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСкумбрія японська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacrell Sbaen  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus marplatensis (Lopez, 1955) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus peruanus (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Columbia [details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pelamydis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavellisa scombri (Kurz, 1877) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kanagurta Pillai, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus mutabilis Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavellopsis saba Yamaguti, 1939 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPumiliopes capitulatus Cressey & Boyle, 1973 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus kanagurta (Pillai, 1965) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPumiliopes jonesi (Bennet, 1968) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (101 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (147 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (865 nucleotides; 218 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Schooling by size is well developed and initiates at approximately 3 cm. May also form schools with @Sarda chiliensis@, @Trachurus symmetricus@ and @Sardinops sagax@ (Ref. 9340). Found near the surface of inshore and offshore waters (Ref. 11035). Feeds on copepods and other crustaceans, small pelagic fishes and squids. Eggs and larvae are pelagic. May migrate north during the summer and south during winter (to spawn) (Ref. 9340). Is preyed upon by tuna, marlins, other big fishes, sharks and pelicans (Ref. 9340). In St. Helena, generally captured at night when it moves near the surface to feed but occasionally caught during daytime in deep water. Also taken with encircling nets, set nets, beach seines and troll lines (Ref. 9340). Commercially cultured in Japan. Marketed fresh, frozen, smoked, salted and occasionally canned (Ref. 9684). Eaten fried, broiled and baked (Ref. 9988). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127022
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127022 on 2014-12-19
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