WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)

127018 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127018)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in offshore waters with temperatures...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in offshore waters with temperatures ranging from 14.7 to 30°C while larvae are mostly restricted to waters with surface temperatures of at least 25°C. Exhibit a strong tendency to school in surface waters with birds, drifting objects, sharks, whales and may show a characteristic behaviour like jumping, feeding, foaming, etc. Feeds on fishes, crustaceans, cephalopods and molluscs. Spawns in batches all year long in tropical waters and from spring to early fall in subtropical waters. It is thought to live for at least 8-12 yrs. Also taken by trolling on light tackle using plugs, spoons, feathers, or strip bait (Ref. 9684). Marketed fresh, frozen or canned (Ref. 9340); also utilized dried-salted and smoked (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in tropical and warm-temperate...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in tropical and warm-temperate waters, as far north as 40.87°N  [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127018 on 2017-11-22

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 297 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 297 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Eschmeyer, W.N.; Herald, E.S. (1983). A field guide to Pacific Coast fishes of North America. Peterson Field Guide Series. Field Guide Pac. Coast Fishes. 28: i-xii + 1-336. Pls. 1-48. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758)) Boileau, E.K. (1918). The game fish of Mombasa. JEANHS 6(12): 240-246. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamides Lacepède, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamis Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnosarda pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThinnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus vagans Lesson, 1829) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamys Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsowonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwinus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnosarda pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamsi (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in offshore waters with temperatures ranging from 14.7 to 30°C while larvae are mostly restricted to waters with surface temperatures of at least 25°C. Exhibit a strong tendency to school in surface waters with birds, drifting objects, sharks, whales and may show a characteristic behaviour like jumping, feeding, foaming, etc. Feeds on fishes, crustaceans, cephalopods and molluscs. Spawns in batches all year long in tropical waters and from spring to early fall in subtropical waters. It is thought to live for at least 8-12 yrs. Also taken by trolling on light tackle using plugs, spoons, feathers, or strip bait (Ref. 9684). Marketed fresh, frozen or canned (Ref. 9340); also utilized dried-salted and smoked (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feed on fishes, crustaceans, cephalopods and mollusks; cannibalism is common [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in tropical and warm-temperate waters, as far north as 40.87°N  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found in offshore waters; larvae restricted to waters with surface temperatures of 15°C to 30°C.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery and gamefish [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes branchialis Rangnekar, 1953 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus asymmetricus Kabata, 1965 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus bonito Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus bonito kuroshio (Shiino, 1959) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus coryphaenae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus katuwo Yamaguti, 1936 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kuroshio Shiino, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pelamydis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapsala katsuwoni (Ishii, 1936) Price, 1938 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapsala pelamydis (Taschenberg, 1878) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalocolax katsuwoni Avdeev, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenascarophis lesteri Crites, Overstreet & Maung, 1993 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidymocystis lamotheargumedoi Kohn & Justo, 2008 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidymocystis margolisi Kamegai & Araki, 1995 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexostoma grossum (Goto, 1894) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexostoma thynni (Delaroche, 1811) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilometra katsuwoni Petter & Baudin-Laurencin, 1986 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPozdnyakovia gibsoni Justo & Kohn, 2012 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProspinitectus exiguus Crites, Overstreet & Maung, 1993 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnus appendiculatus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhadinorhynchus pristis (Rudolphi, 1802) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentacularia coryphaenae Bosc, 1802 [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax reductus Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (carnivore)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax reductus Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlanpo sabelmarradun  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonítol ratllat  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbugstribet bonnit  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortonijnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgestreepte tonijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskipjack tunaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroceanic bonito  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboniitti  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthonine à ventre rayéUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthonUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlistaoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonite à ventre rayé  [details]
Galician Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoratún listado  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThunfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorechter BonitoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbauchstreifiger Bonito  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortonneto striato  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorカツオ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΡίκι  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstripet pelamide  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonito  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlistadoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarrilete listado  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonit  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcizgili tonito  [details]