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King mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)
Subject: King mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)
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King mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)

Kingfish, or cero (Scomberomorus cavalla)
Subject: Scomberomorus, King mackerel
Tag: Fish
Date 1924
Author William Charles Schroeder (1895–1977)
English: Schroeder, William C. (1924) Fisheries of Key West and the Clam Industry of Southern Florida, Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries for the Fiscal Year 1923 with Appendices, 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

Washington clam
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