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Scomber japonicus (non Houttuyn, 1782)
Misapplied name for Scomber colias (non Houttuyn, 1782)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Scomber; Species: japonicus; (non Houttuyn, 1782)
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Status from Ref. 33246 in recognizing that the chub mackerel occurring in the Atlantic is S. colias.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, skombros = tunny or mackerel, 1623 (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name

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