Taxonomy Name Rastrelliger kanagurta
Class Osteichthyes
Genus Rastrelliger
Family Scombridae
DOF Valid Name Kembung borek
Common Name Mackerel, Rake-gilled mackerel
Fish Base Name Indian mackerel
Local Name Borek, Kembong, Kembong laki, Kembung hitam, Kembung jantan, Mabong, Pelaling, Rumahan (Brunei), Temenong, Temenong borek
Original author Rastrelliger kanagurta

Body color:

Upper region bluish-green and lower region silvery.

Specific Description:

Upper region bluish-green and lower region silvery. Black blotch behind pectoral fins. First dorsal fins yellowish with black tip. 2 dorsal fins separated by broad interface. Pectoral fins and caudal yellowish. Lateral line complete, slightly bent. 2 rows of dark longitudinal lines upper region of the body.