Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
Common Mackerel (Scomber scombrus Linnaeus)
Subject: Atlantic mackerel
Author New York Fish and Game Commission
English: New York (State). Forest, Fish and Game Commission (1902) Seventh Report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission of the State of New York, 1901, Albany, NY: J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers, p. 366
The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is a pelagic schooling species of mackerel found in the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the north Atlantic Ocean. Scomber scombrus is also known as Boston mackerel, Norwegian mackerel, Scottish mackerel or just mackerel.