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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829) 
AphiaID: 159340

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 editorScomberomorus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium acervum Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium caballa Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium cavalla Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium clupeoideum Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCybium immaculatum Cuvier, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus caballa (Cuvier, 1832)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombreromorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorking mackerelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorking mackeralUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcavalla  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcarito  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pelamydis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHatschekia mulli (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus mutabilis Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharopinus quaternius Wilson C.B., 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolobomolochus asperatus Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnus buccatus Wilson C.B., 1922 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcantholochus asperatus (Cressey & Cressey, 1980) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (39 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (117 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 (47 nucleotides; 55 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds primarily on fishes with smaller quantities of penaeid shrimps and squids [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to São Paulo, Brazil; as strays to the southern Gulf of Maine [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Often found in outer reef areas. Larvae are encountered in surface waters of 26.3° to 31°C and 26.9 to 35 ppt. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Highly commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159340
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829). 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=159340 on 2014-09-01
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