Taxon profile


Atlantic Horse Mackerel
Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Carangidae - jacks, amberjacks, pompanos »  genus Trachurus

Scientific synonyms

Branchialepes tabulae (non Barnard, 1927)
Caranx trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scomber trachurus Linnaeus, 1758
Trachurus europaeus Gronow, 1854
Trachurus vulgaris Fleming, 1828

Other names

= Common Scad
= European Horse Mackerel
= Horse-mackerel
= Pollock


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/27058]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1365]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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