genus Scomberomorus


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Noun1.genus Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerelsgenus Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels      
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Scombridae, Scombridae - marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
cavalla, king mackerel, Scomberomorus cavalla, cero - large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
Scomberomorus maculatus - a large commercially important mackerel of the Atlantic coastal waters of North America
cero, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis, kingfish - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
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The genus Scomberomorus is one of the most important and includes 18 species, of which two can be found in the eastern Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California: Scomberomorus sierra and Scomberomorus concolor (Collette and Nauen 1983).
According reports, it is evident that the diet of species of the genus Scomberomorus is very similar and is directly related to the prey species that inhabit the coastal pelagic zone.
Food of larvae of Spanish mackerels, genus Scomberomorus (Telostei: Scombridae), in shelf waters of the Great Barrier Reef.