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Family: Scomberesocidae Sauries



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Eastern Pacific. Highly
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Cololabis adocetus Böhlke, 1951

Photo by Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
 
Cololabis adocetus
[Saury]



North Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Cololabis saira (Brevoort, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Cololabis saira
[Pacific saury]



Arctic (Ref. 43202). Nor
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Scomberesox saurus
[Atlantic saury]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Scomberesox scombroides (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Scomberesox scombroides
[King gar]



Southwest Atlantic, and N
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Scomberesox simulans (Hubbs & Wisner, 1980)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Scomberesox simulans
[Dwarf saury]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cololabis adocetus Saury Eastern Pacific. Highly 5.1 SL 1951
Cololabis saira Pacific saury North Pacific 40 SL 1856
Scomberesox saurus Atlantic saury Arctic (Ref. 43202). Nor 50 TL 1792
Scomberesox scombroides King gar Atlantic, Indian and Paci 50 SL 1843
Scomberesox simulans Dwarf saury Southwest Atlantic, and N 13 TL 1980



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