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scomber scombrusScomber scombrus
(Atlantic mackerel)

Scientific name: Scomber scombrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Atlantic mackerel or just mackerel
Danish name: Makrel

Family: Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: North Sea and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 1000 meter (pelagic-neritic)
Max. size: 60 cm / 3.4 kg