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Scomberomorus queenslandicus  Munro, 1943

Queensland school mackerel
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Common names: Queensland school mackerel, Tangigue, Tanigue
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
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Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Broad, G., 2003
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Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos) > Scombrinae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 100.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 168); common length : 80.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 168); max. published weight: 12.2 kg (Ref. 3132)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 48 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 1 - 100 m (Ref. 6390), usually ? - 30 m (Ref. 6390)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 7°S - 35°S, 110°E - 157°E (Ref. 168)

Distribution

Western Pacific: largely confined to inshore coastal waters of southern Papua New Guinea and northern and eastern Australia, from Shark Bay and Onslow, Western Australia to Sydney, New South Wales. This species was confused with Scomberomorus guttatus.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 16 - 18; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-19; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 16 - 20; Vertebrae: 48 - 49. Interpelvic process small and bifid. Lateral line gradually curving down toward caudal peduncle. Intestine with 2 folds and 3 limbs. Swim bladder absent. Body covered with small scales. Membrane of first dorsal fin jet black with large contrasting areas of intense white between the 6th and the last spine. Sides of adults marked with about three indefinite rows of indistinct bronze-gray blotches (absent in 9.5 cm juveniles).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Schooling species which moves into inshore waters, bays and estuaries of Queensland during the southern midwinter and early spring. Often inhabit very turbid coastal waters shallower than 30 m (Ref. 6390). Common length 50 to 80 cm FL (Ref. 12241). Seasonally migratory in the Gulf of Carpentaria and form mixed schools with S. commerson over shallow reefs offshore of Queensland. Trolling lines with lures such as metal spoons and cut bait are used by recreational and commercial fishermen. Mostly marketed fresh (Ref. 9987).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 6390)



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.5   ±0.8 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=1-2)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high