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Scomber japonicus (Striped mackerel; Spanish mackerel; Pacific mackerel; Pacific chub mackerel; Mackerel; Japan mackerel; Greenback mackerel; Common mackerel; Chub mackerel; Blue mackerel; Big-eyed mackerel; American mackerel; Smaach; Slimy mackerel; Scomber)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The chub mackerel, Pacific mackerel, or Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) is a mackerel which closely resembles the Atlantic chub mackerel.
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Adult Weight [1]  3.516 lbs (1.595 kg)
Female Maturity [2]  2 years 3 months
Male Maturity [1]  2 years 3 months
Maximum Longevity [2]  18 years
Migration [3]  Oceanodromous

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Aegean Sea; Agulhas Current; Alaska (USA); Albania; Algeria; Angola; Arabian Sea; Argentina; Atlantic Ocean; Baltic Sea; Benguela Current; Black Sea; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Brooks Banks; Bulgaria; California Current; Cameroon; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cantabrian Sea; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Celtic-Biscay Shelf; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Croatia; Cruiser Tablemount; Cuba; Cyprus; Côte d'Ivoire; Denmark; Djibouti; East Brazil Shelf; East China Sea; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Eritrea; France; French Guiana; Gabon; Galapagos Islands; Galician Shelf; Ghana; Great Meteor Tablemount; Greece; Grenada; Guinea; Guinea Current; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of Oman; Hancock Northwest Seamount; Hancock Southeast Seamount; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: anti-tropical, absent from Indian Ocean except for South Africa, KZN to Western Cape (58304). Replaced by <i> Scomber colias</i> Gmelin 1789 in the Atlantic. <i>Scomber australasicus</i> found in the Red Sea and nothern Indian Ocean and d; Indo-Pacific: anti-tropical, absent from the Indian Ocean except for South Africa, KZN to Western Cape (58304). Replaced by <i>Scomber colias</i> Gmelin 1789 in the Atlantic. <i>Scomber australasicus</i> is found in the Red Sea and the nothern Indian Ocean, its distribution overlaps with that of <i>Scomber japonicus</i> (Ref. 9684).; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Isle of Man; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Lebanon; Liberia; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Malta; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mexico; Monaco; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nicaragua; Nigeria; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panama; Patagonian Shelf; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Portugal; Qatar; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Romania; Russian Federation; Saint Helena; Saudi Arabia; Sea of Japan; Sea of Marmara; Serbia and Montenegro; Shiliao River; Sierra Leone; Slovenia; Somalia; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters; Spain; Sudan; Suriname; Syrian Arab Republic; Taiwan; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; USA (contiguous states); Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Uruguay; Venezuela; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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