Butterfly Mackerel

Gasterochisma Melampus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Gasterochisma Melampus
Other names Bigscaled Mackerel, Butterfly Kingfish, Butterfly Tuna, Scaly Tuna
Size Up to 1.6 m (5.2 ft)
Weight Up to 32 kg (70.5 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & oceanic waters, often near reefs, islands & open water
Depth Range
Butterfly Mackerel Distribution
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