Chinese mackerel

The Chinese mackerel (Scomberomorus sinensis), also known as the Chinese seerfish, is a ray-finned bony fish in the family Scombridae, better known as the mackerel family. More specifically, this fish is a member of the tribe Scomberomorini, the Spanish mackerels. It is a marine species occurring in the Western Pacific Ocean, but it also enters the Mekong River.[3]

Chinese mackerel
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae
Tribe: Scomberomorini
Genus: Scomberomorus
S. sinensis
Binomial name
Scomberomorus sinensis
(Lacepède, 1800)
  • Scomber sinensis Lacepède, 1800
  • Cybium sinensis (Lacepède, 1800)
  • Cybium chinense Cuvier, 1832
  • Scomberomorus chinense (Cuvier, 1832)
  • Scomberomorus chinensis (Cuvier, 1832)
  • Cybium cambodgiense Durand, 1940
  • Scomberomorus cambodgiense (Durand, 1940)


  1. ^ Collette, B.; Chang, S.-K.; Di Natale, A.; et al. (2011). "Scomberomorus sinensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T170346A6760678. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T170346A6760678.en.
  2. ^ "Scomberomorus sinensis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2018). "Scomberomorus sinensis" in FishBase. February 2018 version.