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Scomberomorus tritor  (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172439

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cybium tritor Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832
    Apolectus immunis Bennett, 1831
  Common Name(s): carite lusitánico [Spanish]
    thazard blanc [French]
    West African mackerel [English]
    West African Spanish mackerel [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderScombroidei  – ribbonfishes, albacores, bonitos, mackerels, tunas, bonites, germons, maquereaux, thons  
                                        FamilyScombridae  – albacores, bonitos, mackerels, tunas, macarelas, maquereaux  
                                           SubfamilyScombrinae Bonaparte, 1831  
                                              TribeScomberomorini Starks, 1910  
                                                 GenusScomberomorus Lacepède, 1801 – wahoos, Spanish mackerels  
                                                    SpeciesScomberomorus tritor (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832) – carite lusitánico, thazard blanc, West African mackerel, West African Spanish mackerel  

  Expert: Bruce B. Collette  
  Notes: Senior Scientist, National Systematics Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service; Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor    
  Expert: William N. Eschmeyer  
  Notes: Senior Curator and Chairman, Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4599, USA   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B., and Cornelia E. Nauen  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scombrids of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Tunas, Mackerels, Bonitos and Related Species Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 137   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-101381-0   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B., Carol Reeb, and Barbara A. Block / Barbara A. Block and E. Donald Stevens, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the Tunas and Mackerels (Scombridae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fish Physiology, vol. 19: Tuna: Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution   
  Page(s): 1-33   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-350443-0   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ride, W. D. L., H. G. Cogger, C. Dupuis, O. Kraus, A. Minelli, F. C. Thompson, and P. K. Tubbs, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 4th ed.   
  Page(s): xxix + 306   
  Publisher: The International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature   
  Publication Place: London, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-85301-006-4   
  Notes: The provisions of this Code supersede those of the previous editions with effect from 1 January 2000   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Scomberomorus tritor   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  



  Comment: Following prevailing usage Apolectus immunis Bennett, 1831 is a "nomen oblitum" (see International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 4th ed., 1999), and Scomberomorus tritor (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832) is a "nomen protectum"  



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