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Accepted name: Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Scomber scombrus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 297 ('Habitat in Oceano Atlantico'). Type: ZMU no. 94 of Lönnberg, 1896.
Scomber scomber Bonnaterre, 1788, Tabl. encycl. méth., Ichthyologie: 138.
Scomber vernalis Mitchill, 1815, Fishes of New York, Trans. Iit. phil. Soc. New York, 1 (5): 423.
Scomber punctatus Couch, 1867, History Fishes British Islands, 2: 81, pl. 81/1.
Scomber scriptus Couch, op. cit.: 84, pl. 81/2.
Scomber scombrus: Couch, 1867, 2: 67, pl. 79 Smitt, 1893: 110, pl. 5 (fig. 2) Le Gall, 1932, fiche no. 279 Nobre, 1935: 245, pl. 34 (fig. 111) Fowler, 1936: 611 Poll, 1947: 278, fig. 180 Fraser-Brunner, 1950: 155, fig. 22 Lozano Rey, 1952: 490, pl. 39 (fig. 1) Andriashev, 1954 (transl. 1964): 324, fig. 184 Collins, 1954: 27 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 134, fig. p. 135 Dollfus, 1955: 140 Tortonese, 1958: 330 Duncker & Ladiges, 1960: 253, fig. 98 Zarov et al., 1961:16 Le Danois E. & Y., 1963: 167 Banarescu, 1964: 800, fig. 352 Bini, 1965: 189; 1968, 6: 29-30, col. fig. Wheeler, 1969: 395, fig. p. 395.
Scomber punctatus: Day, 1881, 1: 83, pl. 33 (variety).
Scomber scomber: Day, 1881, 1: 83, pl. 32 Moreau, 1881: 409 Soljan, 1948 (transl. 1963): 145, fig. p. 145 Zarov et al., 1961: fig. 5 (the text has S. scombrus).


Common names:

atlantic mackerel [En]
caballa [Es]
cavala [Pr]
kabaília [Ar]
kumbriya [Ru]
makreel [Ne]
Makrele [De]
makrell [No]
maquereau commun [Fr]
maquereau [Fr]
pizzin [Mlt]
scomber [Eg]
scombro [It]
scoumbri [He]
skusa [Hr]
squoumri [Ar]
uskumru [Tu]

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)