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Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Faimily: Scombridae
Tribe: Scombrini
Genus: Scomber
Species: S. scombrus
Binomial name
Scomber scombrus

Scomber scomber Linnaeus, 1758
Scomber glauciscus Pallas, 1814
Scomber vernalis Mitchill, 1815
Scomber vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Scomber vulgaris Wood, 1837
Scomber punctatus Couch, 1849
Scomber scriptus Couch, 1863

The mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is a speshies of fish found in the temperate waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, an the northren Atlantic Ocean, where it is extremely common an occurs in huge schools in the pelagic zone down about 200 m (660 ft).

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  1. Collette, B.; Boustany, A.; Carpenter, K.E.; Di Natale, A.; Fox, W.; Graves, J.; Juan Jorda, M.; Kada, O.; Nelson, R. & Oxenford, H. (2011). "Scomber scombrus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T170354A6764313. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T170354A6764313.en. Retrieved 23 December 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)