WoRMS taxon details

Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829)

159340  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159340)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to São Paulo, Brazil; as strays to the southern Gulf of Maine  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to São Paulo, Brazil; as strays to the southern Gulf of Maine [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159340 on 2018-12-10
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

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]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

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

From other sources
Diet Feeds primarily on fishes with smaller quantities of penaeid shrimps and squids [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to São Paulo, Brazil; as strays to the southern Gulf of Maine [details]

Habitat 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]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Highly commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch koningsmakreel  [details]
English king mackerelking mackeralcavalla  [details]
French thazard barré  [details]
German Königsmakrele  [details]
Spanish carito  [details]