Mackerel

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

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 o fish foond in the temperate watters o the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, an the northren Atlantic Ocean, whaur it is extremely common an occurs in huge schuils in the pelagic zone doun tae aboot 200 m (660 ft).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.