Species of Fish

Mackerel


Atlantic Mackerel
The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus), also known as Boston mackerel, Norwegian mackerel, Scottish mackerel, is a species of mackerel found in the temperate waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the northern Atlantic Ocean, where it is extremely common and occurs in huge schools in the pelagic zone down to about 200 m (660 ft). I...

Bonito
The Atlantic bonito is a large mackerel and tuna like fish of the family Scombridae.  The range of Sarda sarda extends from Norway to South Africa, including the Mediterranean and Black Sea in the eastern Atlantic, and from Nova Scotia to the northern Gulf of Mexico in the western Atlantic. While it generally does not appear in the Caribbean...



Dogtooth Tuna
Dogtooth tuna or White tuna, is a species of pelagic marin fish which belongs to the family Scombridae found throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific.The distinctive points to recognize the Dogtooth tuna are its large size, its streamline shape, always swimming this open jaws and its body coloration (blue green on the back, silver on th...


King Mackerel
The king mackerel is a migratory species of mackerel of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. It is an important species to both the commercial and recreational fishing industries. The king mackerel is a medium-sized fish, typically encountered from five to 30 pounds, but is known to exceed 90 pounds. The entire body is covered with ver...

Narrowbarred Mackerel
The Narrowbarred Mackerel, also known as Scomberomorus commerson, is a species of fish in the family Scombridae. It is commonly found in the Indo-Pacific region, from the eastern coast of Africa to the western coast of Australia and as far north as Japan.  The body of the Narrowbarred Mackerel is elongated, slender, and streamlined. It has...


Spanish Mackerel
Spanish Mackerel are found in the western Atlantic north to the Chesapeake Bay and occasionally to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and south to Yucatan, Mexico. It appears that one Atlantic and one or more Gulf groups of Spanish mackerel occur in Florida waters. With rising water temperatures, the Atlantic group migrates along the Atlantic coast of...

Wahoo
The wahoo is a scombrid fish found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas. There are indications of seasonal concentrations off the Pacific coasts of Panama, Costa Rica and Baja California in the summer, off Grand Cayman (Atlantic) in the winter and spring, and off the western Bahamas and Bermuda in the spring and fall. It is best known...

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