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Taxonomy Name Rastrelliger kanagurta
Class Osteichthyes
Genus Rastrelliger
Family Scombridae
DOF Valid Name Kembung borek
Common Name Mackerel, Rake-gilled mackerel
Fish Base Name Indian mackerel
Local Name Borek, Kembong, Kembong laki, Kembung hitam, Kembung jantan, Mabong, Pelaling, Rumahan (Brunei), Temenong, Temenong borek
Original author Rastrelliger kanagurta
Body Color
Spesific Description

Body color:

Upper region bluish-green and lower region silvery.

Specific Description:

Upper region bluish-green and lower region silvery. Black blotch behind pectoral fins. First dorsal fins yellowish with black tip. 2 dorsal fins separated by broad interface. Pectoral fins and caudal yellowish. Lateral line complete, slightly bent. 2 rows of dark longitudinal lines upper region of the body.





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