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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Caranginae
Genus: Trachurus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Trachurus capensis Cape horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1861
Trachurus declivis Greenback horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 64 SL 1841
Trachurus delagoa African scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1970
Trachurus indicus Arabian scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1966
Trachurus japonicus Japanese jack mackerel Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1844
Trachurus lathami Rough scad Western Atlantic 40 TL 1920
Trachurus longimanus Crozet scad Southeast Atlantic and In 22 SL 1935
Trachurus mediterraneus Mediterranean horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1868
Trachurus murphyi Chilean jack mackerel South Pacific and Southwe 70 TL 1920
Trachurus novaezelandiae Yellowtail horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 50 SL 1843
Trachurus picturatus Blue jack mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1825
Trachurus symmetricus Pacific jack mackerel Eastern Pacific 81 TL 1855
Trachurus trachurus Atlantic horse mackerel Mediterranean Sea and eas 70 TL 1758
Trachurus trecae Cunene horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 35 FL 1950



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