Taxon profile


Big-scaled Mackerel
Gasterochisma melampus Richardson, 1845

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scombriformes »  family Scombridae - mackerels, tunas and bonitos »  genus Gasterochisma

Scientific synonyms

Gastrochisma boulengeri Lahille, 1913
Chenogaster holmbergi Lahille, 1903
Lepidothynnus huttoni Günther, 1889

Other names

= Bigscale Mackerel

= Butterfly Kingfish
= Butterfly Mackerel
= Butterfly Tuna

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [100]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [170340]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Gasterochisma melampus Richardson, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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