Slender Scad

Decapterus Macrosoma
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Decapterus Macrosoma
Other names Longbodied Mackerel Scad, Longbodied Scad, Shortfin Scad, Slender Mackerel Scad
Size Up to 35 cm (13.77 in)
Weight Up to .85 kg (1.87 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper coastal and oceanic waters, pelagic schooling fish near reef slopes & deeper waters
Depth Range
Slender Scad Distribution
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