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Big-scaled Mackerel
Gasterochisma melampus Richardson, 1845

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

Scientific synonyms

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

Other names

= Bigscale Mackerel
= Bigscaled Mackerel
= Butterfly Kingfish
= Butterfly Mackerel
= Butterfly Tuna

IUCN category:Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

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

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [170340]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Gasterochisma melampus Richardson, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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