Taxon profile


mackerels, tunas and bonitos
Scombridae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scombriformes »  suborder Scombroidei

Included taxa

Number of records: 29

genus Acanthocybium Gill, 1862
genus Allothunnus Serventy, 1948
genus Auxis Cuvier, 1829
genus Cybiosarda Whitley, 1935
genus Euthynnus Lütken in Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
genus Gasterochisma Richardson, 1845
genus Grammatorcynus Gill, 1862
genus Gymnosarda Gill, 1862
genus Katsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
genus Orcynopsis Gill, 1862
genus Rastrelliger Jordan & Starks, 1908
genus Sarda Cuvier, 1829
genus Scomber Linnaeus, 1758
genus Scomberomorus Lacépède, 1801
genus Thunnus South, 1845

Fossil taxa

genus Acanthonemus Agassiz, 1835
genus Amphistium Agassiz, 1835
genus Carangopsis Agassiz, 1835
genus Coelogaster Agassiz, 1835
genus Cybium Cuvier, 1829
genus Ductor Agassiz, 1835
genus Gasteronemus Agassiz, 1835
genus Mesogaster Agassiz, 1835
genus Rhamphognathus Agassiz, 1835
genus Scombrinus Woodward, 1901
genus Sphyraenodus Agassiz, 1843
genus Wetherellus Casier, 1966
genus Woodwardella Casier, 1966
genus Xiphopterus Agassiz, 1835

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/413]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scombridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Scombridae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 10 June 2007]

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