Papuan seerfish

Papuan seerfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Tribe: Scomberomorini
Genus: Scomberomorus
Species: S. multiradiatus
Binomial name
Scomberomorus multiradiatus
Munro, 1964

The Papuan seerfish (Scomberomorus multiradiatus) also called the Papuan Spanish mackerel,[2] is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is endemic to the Gulf of Papua off the mouth of the Fly River. It is the smallest species in the genus Scomberomorus. Sexual maturity is attained at much less than 30 cm fork length.


  1. Collette B; et al. (2011). "Scomberomorus multiradiatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  2. Kailola, P.J. (1991). The fishes of Papua New Guinea: a revised and annotated checklist. Vol. III. Gobiidae to Molidae. Papua New Guinea: Research Section, Dept. of Fisheries and Marine Resources. p. 153.

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