Species Details : Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)

Accepted scientific name:
Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Pomatomus saltatrix  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Synonyms:
Cheilodipterus heptacanthus Lacepède, 1801 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cheilodipterus heptacanthus Lacepède, 1801
Cheilodipterus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cheilodipterus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
Chromis epicurorum Gronow, 1854 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chromis epicurorum Gronow, 1854
Gasterosteus saltatrix Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gasterosteus saltatrix Linnaeus, 1766
Gonenion serra Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gonenion serra Rafinesque, 1810
Lopharis mediterraneus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lopharis mediterraneus Rafinesque, 1810
Perca lophar Forsskål, 1775 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Perca lophar Forsskål, 1775
Pomatomix saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Pomatomix saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
Pomatomus pedica Whitley, 1931 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Pomatomus pedica Whitley, 1931
Pomatomus saltator (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Pomatomus saltator (Linnaeus, 1766)
Pomatomus skib Lacepède, 1802 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Pomatomus skib Lacepède, 1802
Scomber sypterus Pallas, 1814 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scomber sypterus Pallas, 1814
Scomer sypterus Pallas, 1814 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scomer sypterus Pallas, 1814
Sparactodon nalnal Rochebrune, 1880 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Sparactodon nalnal Rochebrune, 1880
Sypterus pallasii Eichwald, 1831 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Sypterus pallasii Eichwald, 1831
Temnodon conidens Castelnau, 1861 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Temnodon conidens Castelnau, 1861
Temnodon saltator (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Temnodon saltator (Linnaeus, 1766)
Temnodon tubulus Saville-Kent, 1893 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Temnodon tubulus Saville-Kent, 1893
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Ach'ked Ach'ked - Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova - Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Elf Elf Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Elwe Elwe Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Shad Shad Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Gofe Gofe Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Asserra Asserra Arabic Algeria: Alger Click here to show the literature
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Ghnbar Ghnbar Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Magres Magres Arabic Libya Click here to show the literature
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Poisson-serre Poisson-serre Arabic Algeria: Alger Click here to show the literature
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Serra Serra Arabic Algeria: Bejaia, Annaba, El-Kala Click here to show the literature
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Tekwa Tekwa Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Tekwaya Tekwaya Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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ﺱﺮﻐﻣ Srghm Arabic Libya Click here to show the literature
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Tallahams Tallahams Catalan Spain: Catalunya Click here to show the literature
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Pesciu serra Pesciu serra Corsican France: Corsica. Click here to show the literature
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Strijelka Strijelka Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Blåbars Blabars Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Haring Haring Dutch Suriname Click here to show the literature
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Ancho Ancho English Trinidad and Tobago Click here to show the literature
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Bailey leaf Bailey leaf English Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Big cinekop Big cinekop English Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Big lufer Big lufer English Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Blue fish Blue fish English Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English - Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Bermuda Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Russia Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English Suriname Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Bluefish Bluefish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Boston bluefish Boston bluefish English Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Choppers Choppers English Australia: Western Australia Click here to show the literature
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Elf Elf English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Elf Elf English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Elf Elf English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Fatback Fatback English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Greenfish Greenfish English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Horsemackerel Horsemackerel English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Jumbos Jumbos English Australia: Western Australia Click here to show the literature
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Marine piranha Marine piranha English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Razorbacks Razorbacks English Australia: Westen Australia Click here to show the literature
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Salmon bluefish Salmon bluefish English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Shad Shad English South Africa: Natal Click here to show the literature
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Skipjack Skipjack English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Skipjack Skipjack English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Skipmackerel Skipmackerel English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Snap mackerel Snap mackerel English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Snapping mackerel Snapping mackerel English Guyana Click here to show the literature
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Tailor Tailor English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Tailor run Tailor run English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Yellow wing Yellow wing English Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Lufaar Lufaar Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Sinikala Sinikala Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Sinikala Sinikala Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Coupe-fil Coupe-fil French Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Tassergal Tassergal French France Click here to show the literature
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Tassergal Tassergal French Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Tassergal Tassergal French Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Blaubarsch Blaubarsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Blaubarsch Blaubarsch German Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Blaufisch Blaufisch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Blaufisch Blaufisch German Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Ancioia Ancioia Italian Italy: Nicotera. Click here to show the literature
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Limone Limone Italian Italy: Livorno. Click here to show the literature
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Limun Limun Italian Italy: Genova. Click here to show the literature
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Pesce bianco Pesce bianco Italian Italy: Venezia. Click here to show the literature
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Pesce serra Pesce serra Italian Italy: Napoli, Trieste, and Vasto. Click here to show the literature
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Pisci schiavu Pisci schiavu Italian Italy: Messina. Click here to show the literature
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Pisci serra Pisci serra Italian Italy: Messina and Scilla. Click here to show the literature
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Rasania Rasania Italian Italy: Catania. Click here to show the literature
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Serra Serra Italian Italy: Palermo, Roma, and Trapani. Click here to show the literature
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Amikiri Amikiri Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Okisuzuki Okisuzuki Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Serra tas-snien Serra tas-snien Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Serragsirra imperjali Serragsirra imperjali Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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扁鰺 Bian shen Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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扁鲹 Bian shen Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Lu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Gofari Gofari Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γουφάρι Goufari Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γοφάρι Gofari Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Λουφάρι Loufari Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Dyphavsabbor Dyphavsabbor Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Tasergal Tasergal Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Albacora Albacora Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Anchova Anchova Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Anchoveta Anchoveta Portuguese Brazil: Santa Catarina Click here to show the literature
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Anchovinha Anchovinha Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Anxova Anxova Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Atum Atum Portuguese Mozambique: Maputo, Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Chova Chova Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Dichova Dichova Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Dzolhwa Dzolhwa Portuguese Mozambique: Inhassoro, Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Enchova Enchova Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Enchova Enchova Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Enchova Enchova Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Enchova Enchova Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Enchova-baeta Enchova-baeta Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Enchoveta Enchoveta Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Enchoveta-baeta Enchoveta-baeta Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Enchovinha Enchovinha Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Enxova Enxova Portuguese Brazil: Ceará, Pernambuco and Rio de Janeiro Click here to show the literature
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Enxoveta Enxoveta Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Marisqueira Marisqueira Portuguese Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Click here to show the literature
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Piquitinga Piquitinga Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Tonina Tonina Portuguese Mozambique: Inhambane, Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Xidama Xidama Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Xidama Xidama Portuguese Mozambique: Inhaca, Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Xidanakata Xidanakata Portuguese Mozambique: Inhassoro, Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Xidzukudzuana Xidzukudzuana Portuguese Mozambique: Inhaca, Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Lufar Lufar Romany Romania Click here to show the literature
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Lufar Lufar Russian Ukraine Click here to show the literature
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луфарь Lufar' Russian - Click here to show the literature
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луфарь Lufar' Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Plitica Plitica Serbian - Click here to show the literature
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Strijelka skakusa Strijelka skakusa Serbian - Click here to show the literature
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Skakavka Skakavka Slovenian Slovenia Click here to show the literature
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Qayac Qayac Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa Anchoa Spanish Argentina Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa Anchoa Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa Anchoa Spanish Venezuela Click here to show the literature
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Anchoa de banco Anchoa de banco Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Anchova de banco Anchova de banco Spanish Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Anchova de banco Anchova de banco Spanish Nicaragua Click here to show the literature
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Anchova de banco Anchova de banco Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Anjova Anjova Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Anjova Anjova Spanish Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Anjova Anjova Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Anjova Anjova Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Pez azul Pez azul Spanish Argentina Click here to show the literature
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Kouta Kouta Susu Guinea: Conakry, Guinea. Click here to show the literature
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Blåfisk Blafisk Swedish Sweden
Cinekop Cinekop Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Çinekop balığı Cinekop baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Defne yapragi Defne yapragi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Defne yaprağı balığı Defne yapragi baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Kaba cinekop Kaba cinekop Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Kaba lufer Kaba lufer Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Kofana balığı Kofana baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Kofano Kofano Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Lüfer Luefer Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Lüfer balığı Luefer baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Sarikanat Sarikanat Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Sarıkanat balığı Sarikanat baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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N'got N'got Wolof Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Nalnol Nalnol Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Ngal-ngal Ngal-ngal Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Ngot Ngot Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Ngott Ngott Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Rakk Rakk Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Sakö Sakoe Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Perciformes FishBase
Family Pomatomidae FishBase
Genus Pomatomus FishBase
Distribution: Circumglobal: In tropical to subtropical waters; except the eastern Pacific (Ref. 33390). Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to South Africa, including the Mediterranean and Black Sea, Madeira, and the Canary Islands. Western Atlantic: Canada and Bermuda to Argentina (Ref. 7251). Indian Ocean: along the coast of East Africa, Madagascar, southern Oman, southwest India, the Malay Peninsula, and Western Australia (Ref. 11441). Southwest Pacific: Australia except the Northern Territory, and New Zealand (Ref. 11441). Absent from eastern Pacific and northwest Pacific. Barely entering the Western Central Pacific region. Records from the Northern Territory, Australia and from Indonesia appear to be erroneous (Ref. 9860). Occurrence in Taiwan (Ref. 5193) and Hawaii (Ref. 4517) need verification.
Environment: Brackish,marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 2014-05-19
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2020). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2020-04-16 Beta (Roskov Y.; Ower G.; Orrell T.; Nicolson D.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.M.; Bourgoin T.; DeWalt R.E.; Decock W.; Nieukerken E. van; Penev L.; eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=364
Conversion date: 2020-04-17 05:24:33