Scomber scombrus


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Citation: Collette, B., Boustany, A., Carpenter, K.E., Di Natale, A., Fox, W., Graves, J., Juan Jorda, M., Kada, O., Nelson, R. & Oxenford, H. 2011. Scomber scombrus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 August 2015.
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