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Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
Subject: Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
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Mackerel Kyle P1120303.jpg
Resolution: 4608x3456 File Size: 5550592 Bytes Date: 2017:07:21 17:56:50 Camera: DMC-GH2 (Panasonic) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 10/25000 sec Focal Length: 450/10 Upload Date: 2017:08:17 05:16:59

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

Mackerel being released back to the sea after angling at Kyle, Scotland
Date 21 July 2017, 17:56:50
Author Rohit Naniwadekar

The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is a pelagic schooling species of mackerel found in the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the north Atlantic Ocean. Scomber scombrus is also known as Boston mackerel, Norwegian mackerel, Scottish mackerel or just mackerel.

Scientific Name: Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: Atlantic Mackerel, Joey, Mackerel, Split
[French] Maquereau, Maquereau Commun
[Spanish] Caballa, Caballa del Atlántico, Maquereau Bleu, Verdel, Xarda
Scomber glauciscus Pallas, 1814
Scomber punctatus Couch, 1849
Scomber scomber Linnaeus, 1766
Scomber scriptus Couch, 1863
Scomber vernalis Mitchill, 1815
Scomber vulgaris S. D. W., 1837

Scomber scombrus
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