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Noun1.Scombridae - marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scombroidea, suborder Scombroidea - mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes
mackerel - any of various fishes of the family Scombridae
genus Scomber, Scomber - type genus of the Scombridae
genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels
genus Thunnus, Thunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishes
genus Sarda, Sarda - bonitos
Euthynnus, genus Euthynnus - a genus of Scombridae
genus Katsuwonus, Katsuwonus - oceanic bonitos; in some classifications placed in its own family Katsuwonidae
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Scomber japonicus, which belongs to the order Perciformes, family Scombridae, is an oceanic pelagic fish with an oceanic migratory habit.
The BFAR said the most abundant fish species in the Davao Gulf are the Carangidae (jacks, pompanos, mackerels, runners and scads), at 32 percent, followed by Scombridae (mackerel, tuna and bonito), at 20 percent, and Clupidae (herrings, shads, sardines, hilsa ad menhadens) at 10 percent.
Records of wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri (Scombridae), from California.
Por ejemplo, Garcia (2008) menciona que los pescadores artesanales del Caribe colombiano, anos atras extraian cerca de 20 especies de importancia comercial pertenecientes a familias como Lutjanidae, Scombridae, Carangidae, Centropomidae, Serranidae, Haemulidae y que ahora son escasas; ademas las horas de pesca y la profundidad de captura han aumentado.
Besides, the catch of these resources could be modifying the trophic dynamics of the ecosystem and biodiversity, since some of these small pelagic fish are prey to medium pelagic species (e.g., Carangidae and Scombridae) that approach the coasts of the Magdalena Department during specific periods of the year, taking advantage of the high productivity of the ecosystem (Marquez, 1982; Moreno, 1986; Pinilla, 1986; Blanco, 1988, 1992; Garcia & Posada, 2013, 2014).
Livoneca redmanni leach (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) and Rocinela signata Schioedte & Meinert (Isopoda, Aegidae), ectoparasites of Scomberomorus brasiliensis Collette, Russo & Zavala-Camin (Ostheichthyes, Scombridae) in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
Extrusion was evident also among larvae of taxa in the families Engraulidae, Sciaenidae, and Scombridae, but less so for Clupeidae and Lutjanidae; the latter result was most likely attributable to a mismatch between the timing of sampling and spawning seasons.
Studies and statistical surveys on scombroid poisoning showed that most of the histamine poisoning cases resulted from the consumption of fish belonging to the scombridae family - which includes mackerel, clubeidae such as sardines (Kim et al., 2004; Moreno et al., 2001) and carangidae -which includes Saury (Brillants et al., 2001; Lokuruka et al., 2004).
"Bonito" refers to a medium-sized predatory fish that's in the Scombridae family, like mackerel and tuna.
Genetic acid morphological identification of larvae and small juvenile tunas (Pisces scombridae) caught by mid-water trawl in the eastern Pacific.
[8.] Jude D (2000) Optimization of mesh size for the commercial exploitation of Tuna (Family: Scombridae) in Thoothukudi waters.
(1.) Grouped together under the generic term waiau, these include Auxis thazard (frigate tuna or frigate mackerel), Katsuwonus pelamis (skipjack tuna), and Euthynnus affinus (mackerel tuna), all related to tuna and part of the Scombridae family.