Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 69812 specimens in 5 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 53392 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -9 - 50000
  Temperature range (°C): -1.960 - 25.374
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.069 - 33.602
  Salinity (PPS): 7.677 - 38.781
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.299 - 8.164
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.062 - 2.291
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.750 - 46.672

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -9 - 50000

Temperature range (°C): -1.960 - 25.374

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.069 - 33.602

Salinity (PPS): 7.677 - 38.781

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.299 - 8.164

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.062 - 2.291

Silicate (umol/l): 0.750 - 46.672
 
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Associations

Known predators

Scomber (Mackerel) is prey of:
Pomatomus
Phoca
Cnidaria
Actinonaias ellipsiformis
Tridonta arctica
Pollachius pollachius
Merluccius bilinearis
Urophycis regia
Urophycis tenuis
Urophycis chuss
Gadidae
Leucoraja erinacea
Leucoraja ocellata
Mustelus canis
Squalus acanthias
Lophius americanus
Cynoscion
Pomatomus saltatrix

Phocidae
Scombridae
Chondrichthyes
Istiophoridae
Aves
Homo sapiens

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Marine, Sublittoral)
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

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Known prey organisms

Scomber (Mackerel) preys on:
plankton
detritus
Fundulus
phytoplankton
Calanus
Pteropods
Copepoda
Ctenophora
other worms
Chaetognatha
Anthozoa
Crangon
Mysidae
Pandalidae
Decapoda
Gammaridae
Hyperiidae
Caprellidae
Isopoda
Cumacea
Polychaeta
Ammodytes marinus

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Marine, Sublittoral)
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:429
Specimens with Sequences:418
Specimens with Barcodes:368
Species:5
Species With Barcodes:5
Public Records:241
Public Species:4
Public BINs:2
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Wikipedia

Scomber

Scomber is a genus of ocean-dwelling mackerels in the family Scombridae.[1] The four species of Scomber together with the three species of Rastrelliger comprise the tribe Scombrini, known as the "true mackerels".

Species

FishBase lists four species:

References

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). Species of Scomber in FishBase. January 2006 version.
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