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Cero or Kingfish - King mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)
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Cero or Kingfish - King mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)

Cero or Kingfish
Somberomorus caballa (C. & V.), J. & G.

Subject: King mackerel, Scomberomorus
Tag: Fish
Date 1884
Author H. L. Todd (fl. 1880–1900)
English: George Brown Goode (1884) Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States: Section I, Natural History of Useful Aquatic Animals, Plates, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office


King mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) is a migratory species of mackerel family Scombridae found in the subtropical and tropical waters off North America and the Caribbean. The king mackerels are known to make long seasonal migrations in large schools and are often found as solitary individuals or in small groups around outer reefs and depths up to 140 meters.

Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae
Genus: Scomberomorus
Species: Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829)
    Cybium cavalla Cuvier, 1829
    Cybium caballa Cuvier, 1832
    Scomberomorus caballa (Cuvier, 1832)
    Cybium acervum Cuvier, 1832
    Cybium clupeoideum Cuvier, 1832
    Cybium immaculatum Cuvier, 1832

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