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Scomberomorus regalis  (Bloch, 1793)

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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos) > Scombrinae
Etymology: Scomberomorus: Latin, scomber = mackerel + Greek, moros = silly, stupid (Ref. 45335).

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 1 - 20 m (Ref. 9710), usually 1 - ? m (Ref. 55288).   Tropical, preferred 24°C (Ref. 107945); 41°N - 24°S, 99°W - 34°W

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to Brazil, including the Bahamas and West Indies.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 40.5, range 38 - ? cm
Max length : 183 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 26340); peso máximo publicado: 7.8 kg (Ref. 4699)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 16 - 18; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 15-19; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 15 - 20; Vértebra: 47 - 48. Interpelvic process small and bifid. Lateral line gently curving down toward caudal peduncle. Intestine with 2 folds and 3 limbs. Swim bladder absent. Body covered with small scales. Anterior third of first dorsal fin black. Pelvic fins relatively long. Sides silvery with one long mid-lateral stripe and with several rows of yellow-orange streaks of variable length and small yellow spots above and below the stripe.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Most abundant in clear waters around coral reefs, occasionally forming schools. Feeds on clupeoids (Harengula, Jenkinsia and Opisthonema) and atherinids (Allanetta [= Craterocephalus), squids and shrimps. Good food and game fish (Ref. 5521). Utilized fresh, smoked and frozen; consumed pan-fried, broiled and baked (Ref. 9987). Sometimes called the "Painted Mackerel" (Ref. 13442).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Collette, Bruce B. | Colaboradores

Collette, B.B. and C.E. Nauen, 1983. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 2. Scombrids of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of tunas, mackerels, bonitos and related species known to date. Rome: FAO. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(2):137 p. (Ref. 168)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 9987)




Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; pesca deportiva: si
FAO(pesquerías: producción; publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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