Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson)

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Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel fact file

Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyScombridae
GenusScomberomorus (1)

Information on the narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Barred mackerel, Commerson’s mackerel, cybium, king mackerel, kingfish, macko, narrow-bar, narrow-barred king mackerel.
French
Gros Prêtre, Thazard Rayé Indo-pacifique.
Spanish
Carita del Indo-Pacifico, Carite Estriado Indo-Pacífico.
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Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel status

The narrow-barred Spanish mackerel is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List draft assessment (July, 2011)
    http://sci.odu.edu/gmsa/about/tunas_billfishes.shtml
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