Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 69812 specimens in 5 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 53392 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -9 - 50000
  Temperature range (°C): -1.960 - 25.374
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.069 - 33.602
  Salinity (PPS): 7.677 - 38.781
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.299 - 8.164
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.062 - 2.291
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.750 - 46.672

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -9 - 50000

Temperature range (°C): -1.960 - 25.374

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.069 - 33.602

Salinity (PPS): 7.677 - 38.781

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.299 - 8.164

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.062 - 2.291

Silicate (umol/l): 0.750 - 46.672
 
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Associations

Known predators

  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 272 (1947).
  • Link J (2002) Does food web theory work for marine ecosystems? Mar Ecol Prog Ser 230:1–9
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Known prey organisms

Scomber (Mackerel) preys on:
plankton
detritus
Fundulus
phytoplankton
Calanus
Pteropods
Copepoda
Ctenophora
other worms
Chaetognatha
Anthozoa
Crangon
Mysidae
Pandalidae
Decapoda
Gammaridae
Hyperiidae
Caprellidae
Isopoda
Cumacea
Polychaeta
Ammodytes marinus

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Marine, Sublittoral)
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 272 (1947).
  • Link J (2002) Does food web theory work for marine ecosystems? Mar Ecol Prog Ser 230:1–9
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:373Public Records:240
Specimens with Sequences:347Public Species:4
Specimens with Barcodes:315Public BINs:2
Species:5         
Species With Barcodes:5         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Scomber

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Wikipedia

Scomber

Scomber is a genus of ocean-dwelling mackerels in the family Scombridae.[1] The four species of Scomber together with the three species of Rastrelliger comprise the tribe Scombrini, known as the "true mackerels".

Species

FishBase lists four species:

References

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). Species of Scomber in FishBase. January 2006 version.
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