Species under Trachurus
n= 14
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Trachurus capensis
Castelnau, 1861
Cape horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60
Trachurus declivis
(Jenyns, 1841)
Greenback horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 64
Trachurus delagoa
Nekrasov, 1970
African scad Western Indian Ocean 35
Trachurus indicus
Nekrasov, 1966
Arabian scad Western Indian Ocean 35
Trachurus japonicus
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Japanese jack mackerel Northwest Pacific 50
Trachurus lathami
Nichols, 1920
Rough scad Western Atlantic 40
Trachurus longimanus
(Norman, 1935)
Crozet scad Southeast Atlantic and Indian Ocean 22
Trachurus mediterraneus
(Steindachner, 1868)
Mediterranean horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60
Trachurus murphyi
Nichols, 1920
Chilean jack mackerel South Pacific and Southwestern Atlantic 70
Trachurus novaezelandiae
Richardson, 1843
Yellowtail horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 50
Trachurus picturatus
(Bowdich, 1825)
Blue jack mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60
Trachurus symmetricus
(Ayres, 1855)
Pacific jack mackerel Eastern Pacific 81
Trachurus trachurus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Atlantic horse mackerel Mediterranean Sea and eastern Atlantic 70
Trachurus trecae
Cadenat, 1950
Cunene horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 35
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