Gempylus serpens, Snack mackerel, snake mackerel, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Gempylus serpens, Snack mackerel, snake mackerel, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Gempylus serpens

Gempylus serpens Description

Body is elongated and strongly compressed. The mouth is large with fang-like teeth. There are 2 lateral lines, both originating below the 1st spine of the dorsal fin; the upper lateral line follows the dorsal contour of the body to the end of the 1st dors

Gempylus serpens Common Names

  • Snack mackerel, snake mackerel

Gempylus serpens Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Gempylus serpens? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Gempylus serpens species belongs to.

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Gempylus serpens, marine species closely related

Gempylus serpens, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Gempylus serpens marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Gempylus serpens. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Gempylus serpens are marked in green.

Gempylus serpens, geographic distribution

Where is Gempylus serpens found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Gempylus serpens can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Gempylus serpens, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Gempylus serpens species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Gempylus serpens.