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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scomberomorus brasiliensis Serra Spanish mackerel Western Atlantic 125 FL 1978
Scomberomorus cavalla King mackerel Western Atlantic 184 TL 1829
Scomberomorus commerson Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel Indo-West Pacific 240 FL 1800
Scomberomorus concolor Monterey Spanish mackerel Eastern Central Pacific 77 FL 1879
Scomberomorus guttatus Indo-Pacific king mackerel Indo-West Pacific 76 FL 1801
Scomberomorus koreanus Korean seerfish Indo-West Pacific 150 FL 1915
Scomberomorus lineolatus Streaked seerfish Indo-West Pacific 98 1829
Scomberomorus maculatus Atlantic Spanish mackerel Western Atlantic 91 FL 1815
Scomberomorus multiradiatus Papuan seerfish Western Central Pacific 35 FL 1964
Scomberomorus munroi Australian spotted mackerel Western Pacific 104 FL 1980
Scomberomorus niphonius Japanese Spanish mackerel Northwest Pacific 113.2 TL 1832
Scomberomorus plurilineatus Kanadi kingfish Western Indian Ocean 120 FL 1966
Scomberomorus queenslandicus Queensland school mackerel Western Pacific 100 FL 1943
Scomberomorus regalis Cero Western Atlantic 183 TL 1793
Scomberomorus semifasciatus Broad-barred king mackerel Western Pacific 120 FL 1883
Scomberomorus sierra Pacific sierra Eastern Central Pacific 99 FL 1895
Scomberomorus sinensis Chinese seerfish Western Pacific 247 TL 1800
Scomberomorus tritor West African Spanish mackerel Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1832

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