Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
Mackerel, Scomber scombrus L. New York
Subject: Atlantic mackerel, Mackerel, Scomber
Author David Starr Jordan (1851–1931)
English: David Starr Jordan (1907) Fishes, New York City, NY: Henry Holt and Company
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.