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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomberomorus maculatus (Mitchill, 1815) 
AphiaID: 159342

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 maculatum (Mitchill, 1815)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber maculatus Mitchill, 1815
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish mackerelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Spanish mackerel  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsierra común  [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 editorCaligus mutabilis Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolobomolochus divaricatus Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorShiinoa inauris Cressey, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes heckelii (Krøyer, 1863) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnoides rugosa Kensley & Grindley, 1973 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnoides buccata (Wilson C.B., 1922) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (32 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (178 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 (48 nucleotides; 45 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 mainly on small fishes (clupeoids and anchovies), few quantities of penaeoid shrimps and cephalopods [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: from Cape Cod to Miami (USA) and Gulf of Mexico coasts from Florida, USA to Yucatan, Mexico [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Migrates in large schools over great distances along the shore. [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:159342
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 maculatus (Mitchill, 1815). 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=159342 on 2014-09-17
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