WoRMS taxon details

Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782

127022  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127022)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Schooling by size is well developed and initiates at approximately 3 cm. May also form schools with @Sarda chiliensis@,...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127022 on 2018-08-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofScomber pneumatophorus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) Temminck, C.J.; Schlegel, H. (1844). Pisces. in Fauna Japonica, sive descriptio animalium quae in itinere per Japoniam suscepto annis 1823-30 collegit, notis observationibus et adumbrationibus illustravit P. F. de Siebold. Parts 5-6: 73-112. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional 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]   

additional source Houttuyn, M. (1782). Beschryving van eenige Japanese visschen, en andere zee-schepzelen. Verh. Holl. Maatsch. Wet. Haarlem. 20(2): 311-350.
page(s): 331 [details]   

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

basis of record  (ofScomber pneumatophorus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofScomber pneumatophorus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) 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  (ofScomber diego Ayres, 1856) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber janesaba Bleeker, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber peruanus (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber saba Bleeker, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPneumatophorus diego (Ayres, 1856)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPneumatophorus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPneumatophorus peruanus Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber japonicus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber japonicus marplatensis (Lopez, 1955)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber japonicus peruanus (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber scombrus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPneumatophorus japonicus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber capensis Cuvier, 1832) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber joanesaba Bleeker, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScomber gigas Fowler, 1935) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian skumbri i kaltërtkolo  [details]
Basque makarela  [details]
Catalan bis  [details]
Danish Spansk makrel  [details]
Dutch Spaanse makreel  [details]
English Spanish mackerelPacific chub mackerelchub mackerel  [details]
French maquereaux blancmaquereau espagnol  [details]
German Spanische MakreleMittelmeer MakreleJapanische Makrele  [details]
Hebrew קוליס כל-ימי  [details]
Icelandic spænskur makríll  [details]
Italian scombro cavallolanzardo  [details]
Japanese マサバ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κολιός  [details]
Norwegian Spansk makrell  [details]
Portuguese cavala  [details]
Russian Скумбрия японская  [details]
Spanish macarela estorninoestornino  [details]
Swedish Spansk makrill  [details]
Turkish kolyoz  [details]
Ukrainian Скумбрія японська  [details]
Welsh macrell Sbaen  [details]