Scomber colias


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Noun1.Scomber colias - medium-sized mackerel of temperate Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
mackerel - any of various fishes of the family Scombridae
genus Scomber, Scomber - type genus of the Scombridae
Spanish mackerel - flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America
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Evolutionary relatedness of mackerels of the genus Scomber based on complete mitochondrial genomes: Strong support to the recognition of Atlantic Scomber colias and Pacific Scomber japonicus as distinct species.
These 5 species, together with the Atlantic chub mackerel (Scomber colias [Scombridae]), gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus [Balistidae]), American coastal pellona (Pellona harroweri [Pristigasteridae]), piquitinga anchovy (Anchoa tricolor [Engraulidae]), and harvestfish (Peprilus paru [Stromateidae]), accounted for 91% of the total biomass sampled (Table 4).