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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae Mackerels, tunas, bonitos
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Genus: Rastrelliger

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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 34.5 cm FL
Rastrelliger brachysoma (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Rastrelliger brachysoma
[Short mackerel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm FL
Rastrelliger faughni Matsui, 1967

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Rastrelliger faughni
[Island mackerel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 42.1 cm TL
Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Rastrelliger kanagurta
[Indian mackerel]



3 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rastrelliger brachysoma Short mackerel Pacific Ocean 34.5 FL 1851
Rastrelliger faughni Island mackerel Indo-West Pacific 20 FL 1967
Rastrelliger kanagurta Indian mackerel Indo-West Pacific 42.1 TL 1816



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