Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Scombridae > Scomberomorus > Scomberomorus niphonius

Scomberomorus niphonius (Spotted Spanish mackerel; Spotted mackerel; Japanese Spanish mackerel; Japanese seerfish)

Synonyms: Cybium gracile; Cybium niphonium; Sawara niphonia
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Japanese Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius) also known as the Japanese seerfish, is a species of true mackerel in the scombrid family (Scombridae). Their maximum reported length is 100 cm, and the maximum reported weight is 10.57 kg.
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap



China; East China Sea; Hong Kong; Japan; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Northwest Pacific: confined to the subtropical and temperate waters of China, the Yellow Sea and Sea of Japan north to Vladivostok, former USSR. Often confused with <i>Scomberomorus munroi</i>.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Peng-hu Island; Russian Federation; Sea of Japan; South China Sea; Taiwan; Yellow Sea;

External References



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1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Feeding Habits of Japanese Spanish Mackerel in the Central and Western Waters of the Seto Inland Sea, Tatsu Kishida, Bull. Nansei Reg. Fish. Res. Lab. No. 20, 1986
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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