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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 127018

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScombrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus Kishinouye, 1915
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subsequent combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnosarda pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnosarda pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsowonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwinus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamsi (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKatsuwonus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamides Lacepède, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamis Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber pelamys Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThinnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus pelamys (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus vagans Lesson, 1829
Sources  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]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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 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]
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]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Columbia [details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia [details]
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax reductus Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (carnivore)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus bonito Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus coryphaenae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pelamydis Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnus appendiculatus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes branchialis Rangnekar, 1953 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kuroshio Shiino, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalocolax katsuwoni Avdeev, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax reductus Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus asymmetricus Kabata, 1965 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus bonito kuroshio (Shiino, 1959) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (136 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (85 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (667 nucleotides; 307 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127018
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127018 on 2014-11-22
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