SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=314) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Trachurus') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Caranginae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Caranginae
Genus: Trachurus

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Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Trachurus capensis Castelnau, 1861

Photo by FAO
 
Trachurus capensis
[Cape horse mackerel]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 64 cm SL
Trachurus declivis (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Trachurus declivis
[Greenback horse mackerel]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachurus delagoa Nekrasov, 1970

Photo by FAO
 
Trachurus delagoa
[African scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachurus indicus Nekrasov, 1966

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachurus indicus
[Arabian scad]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Trachurus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Trachurus japonicus
[Japanese jack mackerel]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Trachurus lathami Nichols, 1920

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Trachurus lathami
[Rough scad]

Photo by Tyler, P.

Southeast Atlantic and In
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Trachurus longimanus (Norman, 1935)

Photo by Tyler, P.
 
Trachurus longimanus
[Crozet scad]

Photo by Sarp, B.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Trachurus mediterraneus (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Sarp, B.
 
Trachurus mediterraneus
[Mediterranean horse mackerel]

Photo by Béarez, P.

South Pacific and Southwe
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachurus murphyi Nichols, 1920

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Trachurus murphyi
[Chilean jack mackerel]

Photo by Banks, I.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Trachurus novaezelandiae Richardson, 1843

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Trachurus novaezelandiae
[Yellowtail horse mackerel]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachurus picturatus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Trachurus picturatus
[Blue jack mackerel]

Photo by IGFA

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Trachurus symmetricus (Ayres, 1855)

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Trachurus symmetricus
[Pacific jack mackerel]

Photo by JJPhoto

Mediterranean Sea and eas
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Trachurus trachurus
[Atlantic horse mackerel]

Photo by Luyben, J.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm FL
Trachurus trecae Cadenat, 1950

Photo by Luyben, J.
 
Trachurus trecae
[Cunene horse mackerel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Trachurus capensis Cape horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1861
Trachurus declivis Greenback horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 64 SL 1841
Trachurus delagoa African scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1970
Trachurus indicus Arabian scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1966
Trachurus japonicus Japanese jack mackerel Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1844
Trachurus lathami Rough scad Western Atlantic 40 TL 1920
Trachurus longimanus Crozet scad Southeast Atlantic and In 22 SL 1935
Trachurus mediterraneus Mediterranean horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1868
Trachurus murphyi Chilean jack mackerel South Pacific and Southwe 70 TL 1920
Trachurus novaezelandiae Yellowtail horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 50 SL 1843
Trachurus picturatus Blue jack mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1825
Trachurus symmetricus Pacific jack mackerel Eastern Pacific 81 TL 1855
Trachurus trachurus Atlantic horse mackerel Mediterranean Sea and eas 70 TL 1758
Trachurus trecae Cunene horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 35 FL 1950



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