WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)

127026  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127026)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in offshore waters (Ref. 9340). Abundant...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in offshore waters (Ref. 9340). Abundant in surface and deeper waters of 9.5° to 25.2°C forming mixed schools with skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna and bluefin tuna. May tolerate lowered temperatures up to 9.5°C for short periods (Ref. 9340). Known to concentrate along thermal discontinuities. Schools may be associated with floating objects, including sargassum weeds. Feeds on fishes, crustaceans and squids. Also caught by trolling (Ref. 9684). Highly appreciated and marketed fresh, smoked, deep frozen or canned. Eaten steamed, broiled, fried and microwaved (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in tropical and temperate waters...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in tropical and temperate waters of all oceans  [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127026 on 2017-12-13

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 Fonteneau, A. 1997. Atlas of tropical tuna fisheries. World catches and environment. ORSTOM. Paris. 192 p. [details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [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 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 Bonnaterre, J.P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. Paris. i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B + 1-100.
page(s): 139 [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): 139 [details]   

additional source 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 alalunga Cetti, 1777) 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 alalunga Bonnaterre, 1788) 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 alatunga Gmelin, 1789) 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 albicans Walbaum, 1792) 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 germo 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 germo Bennett, 1840) 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 germon Lacepède, 1800) 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 editorThunnus germo (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 editorThunnus pacificus (Cuvier, 1832)) 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 editorGermo alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 editorGermo germo (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 editorGermo germon (Lacepède, 1800)) 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 alatunga (Gmelin, 1789)) 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 germo (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 editorOrcynus germon (Lacepède, 1800)) 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 pacificus Cooper, 1863) 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 alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 pacificus Cuvier, 1832) 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 editorGermo germon steadi Whitley, 1933) 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 alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 editorAlbacora alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 editorGermo alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 editorThunnus alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)) 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 editorThunnus alalunga (Cetti, 1777)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus alalunga (Cetti, 1777)) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus alalunga (Cetti, 1777)) 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]   

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in offshore waters (Ref. 9340). Abundant in surface and deeper waters of 9.5° to 25.2°C forming mixed schools with skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna and bluefin tuna. May tolerate lowered temperatures up to 9.5°C for short periods (Ref. 9340). Known to concentrate along thermal discontinuities. Schools may be associated with floating objects, including sargassum weeds. Feeds on fishes, crustaceans and squids. Also caught by trolling (Ref. 9684). Highly appreciated and marketed fresh, smoked, deep frozen or canned. Eaten steamed, broiled, fried and microwaved (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feed on fishes, crustaceans and squids [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in tropical and temperate waters of all oceans  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat An epi- and mesopelagic, oceanic species, abundant in surface waters of 15.6° to 19.4°C; deeper swimming, large albacore are found in waters of 13.5° to 25.2°C; temperatures as low as 9.5°C may be tolerated for short periods. [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiella thynni Cuvier, 1830 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus alalongae Krøyer, 1863 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus coryphaenae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapsala thynni (Guiart, 1938) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidymosulcus aahi Pozdnyakov, 1990 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidymosulcus dimidiatus Pozdnyakov, 1990 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryphorus brachypterus (Gerstaecker, 1853) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryphorus hemipterus (Wilson C.B., 1921) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatoxylon trichiuri (Holten, 1802) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexostoma grossum (Goto, 1894) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHysterothylacium cornutum (Stossich, 1904) Deardorff & Overstreet, 1981 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella filosa (Linnaeus, 1758) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella germonia fagei Poisson & Razet, 1954 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilometra macroandri (Shchepkina, 1978) Petter & Baudin-Laurencin, 1986 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnus appendiculatus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyriocephalus tergestinus Pintner, 1913 (parasite)
LanguageName 
Basque Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhegaluze  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortoun gwenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjermon  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorulladaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortonyina d'ulls grossosUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortonyina blancaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbacora  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwitte tonijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-fin tunnyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-fin tunaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbacore  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvalkotonnikala  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthon blancUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgermon  [details]
Galician Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonito do norteUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoratún branco  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweiszer ThunUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweißer ThunfischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweisser ThunfischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweißer ThunUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLangflossenthun [from synonym]  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorטונה אלבקור [from synonym]  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralalunga Brauner  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorビンナガ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorilgapelekis tunas [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜακρύπτερος τόννος [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbakor  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortuńczyk długopłetwy [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortuńczyk biały [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbakora [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvoador  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorдлиннопёрый тунец [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordolgoplavuti tun [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonito del norteUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoratún blancoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbacora  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlångfenad tonfiskUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbakore  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeyaz ton baligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeyaz orkinos [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorтунець довгоперий [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorальбакор [from synonym]  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiwna asgell-hir [from synonym]  [details]