genus Scomber

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Noun1.genus Scomber - type genus of the Scombridae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Scombridae, Scombridae - marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
common mackerel, Scomber scombrus, shiner - important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales
Scomber colias, Spanish mackerel - medium-sized mackerel of temperate Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
chub mackerel, Scomber japonicus, tinker - small mackerel found nearly worldwide
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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.