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The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Clade: Percomorpha
Order: Scombriformes
Type species
Scomber scombrus

Scombriformes is an order of bony fish that live in marine environments. They form part of the Pelagiaria clade. We usually call them mackerels.

Families[change | change source]

The families placed under Scombriformes are:

Other families[change | change source]

In Betancur-R et al., 2017, the following additional families are placed under Scombriformes, which is considered synonymous with the Pelagiaria clade.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nelson, JS; Grande, TC & Wilson, MVH (2016). "Classification of fishes from Fishes of the World" Archived 2022-01-20 at the Wayback Machine(PDF) (5th ed.). Retrieved 10 May 2018.