WoRMS taxon details

Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Cybium cavalla Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 200 [details]   
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. (2024). FishBase. Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159340 on 2024-03-05
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Cybium acervum Cuvier, 1832) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1832). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome huitième. Livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 8: i-xix + 5 pp. + 1-509, Pls. 209-245. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-470; Valenciennes 471-509. Date of 1831 on title page. i-xv + 1-375 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 186 [details]   

original description  (of Cybium caballa Cuvier, 1832) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1832). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome huitième. Livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 8: i-xix + 5 pp. + 1-509, Pls. 209-245. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-470; Valenciennes 471-509. Date of 1831 on title page. i-xv + 1-375 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 187 [details]   

original description  (of Cybium cavalla Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 200 [details]   

original description  (of Cybium clupeoideum Cuvier, 1832) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1832). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome huitième. Livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 8: i-xix + 5 pp. + 1-509, Pls. 209-245. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-470; Valenciennes 471-509. Date of 1831 on title page. i-xv + 1-375 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 178 [details]   

original description  (of Cybium immaculatum Cuvier, 1832) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1832). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome huitième. Livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 8: i-xix + 5 pp. + 1-509, Pls. 209-245. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-470; Valenciennes 471-509. Date of 1831 on title page. i-xv + 1-375 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 191 [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 (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [details]   

basis of record Collette, B. B., ; Klein-MacPhee, G. (2002). Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. <em>Smithsonian Institution Press.</em> 1-748. [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). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   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]