Check List 20(1): 53-57, doi: 10.15560/20.1.53
First record of Double-lined Mackerel, Grammatorcynus bilineatus (Rüppell, 1836) (Scombriformes, Scombridae) from Peninsular Malaysia
expand article infoYing Giat Seah, Mohd Sharol Ali, Siti Asmal Mat Piah, Tun Nurul Aimi Mat Jaafar
‡ Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Nerus, Malaysia
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Three individuals of Grammatorcynus bilineatus (Rüppell, 1836), Double‑lined Mackerel, were recorded in local fish market in Terengganu, Malaysia. Although in Malaysia G. bilineatus previously has been recorded from East Malaysia, the species has not been recorded from Peninsular Malaysia. Therefore, the specimens described herein represents the first record of G. bilineatus from Peninsular Malaysia. Detailed morphometric and meristic data are presented along with brief diagnostic characters.
Distribution, marine fish, new record, range extension, South China Sea