Data about <i>Scomber scombrus</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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8.99 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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73.57 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-81.3 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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35 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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North Atlantic: inlcuding the Mediterranean
FishBase  

Physical Description

 
body length (CMO)
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60.0 cm male or unsexed
FishBase  
 
body mass max
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3,400 g
FishBase  
 
weight
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1,870 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
habitat
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bar
  • bar
    A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. Bars tend to be long and narrow (linear) and develop where a current (or waves) promote deposition of granular material, resulting in localized shallowing (shoaling) of the water. Bars can appear in the sea, in a lake, or in a river. They are typically composed of sand, although could be of any granular matter that the moving water has access to and is capable of shifting around (for example, soil, silt, gravel, cobble, shingle, or even boulders). The grain size of the material comprising a bar is related: to the size of the waves or the strength of the currents moving the material, but the availability of material to be worked by waves and currents is also important.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000167
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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continental shelf
  • continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
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fjord
  • fjord
    A long and narrow sea inlet with high steeply sloped walled sides. A fjord is a landform created during a period of glaciation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000039
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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brackish water environment
FishBase  
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neritic pelagic zone biome
  • neritic pelagic zone biome
    The neritic epipelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000032
FishBase  
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sea water environment
FishBase  
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sea water environment
FishBase  
 
water depth min
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-9 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
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1,000 m
FishBase  
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1,806.5 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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0.43 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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28.89 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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-1.96 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
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23.54 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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0.99 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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46.67 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.094 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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2.03 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
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1.7 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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8.16 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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20.38 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
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105.42 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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7.68 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
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38.78 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
onset of fertility
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784 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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784 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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17 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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17 years
FishBase  

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