WoRMS taxon details

Scomberomorus maculatus (Mitchill, 1815)

159342  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159342)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Scomber maculatus Mitchill, 1815) Mitchill, S. L. (1815). The fishes of New-York, described and arranged. <em>Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York.</em> v. 1 (art. 5) (for 1814): 355-492, Pls. 1-6.
page(s): 426, Pl. 6 (fig. 8) [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Cape Cod to Miami (USA) and Gulf of Mexico coasts from Florida, USA to Yucatan, Mexico  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Cape Cod to Miami (USA) and Gulf of Mexico coasts from Florida, USA to Yucatan, Mexico [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Scomberomorus maculatus (Mitchill, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159342 on 2024-04-14
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Scomber maculatus Mitchill, 1815) Mitchill, S. L. (1815). The fishes of New-York, described and arranged. <em>Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York.</em> v. 1 (art. 5) (for 1814): 355-492, Pls. 1-6.
page(s): 426, Pl. 6 (fig. 8) [details]   

basis of record 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 mainly on small fishes (clupeoids and anchovies), few quantities of penaeoid shrimps and cephalopods [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from Cape Cod to Miami (USA) and Gulf of Mexico coasts from Florida, USA to Yucatan, Mexico [details]

Habitat Migrates in large schools over great distances along the shore. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Highly commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
LanguageName 
English Spanish mackerelAtlantic Spanish mackerel  [details]
Spanish sierra común  [details]