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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788) 
AphiaID: 127026

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 editorThunnus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus South, 1845
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlbacora alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGermo alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGermo alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGermo germo (Lacepède, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGermo germon (Lacepède, 1800)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGermo germon steadi Whitley, 1933
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus alatunga (Gmelin, 1789)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus germo (Lacepède, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus germon (Lacepède, 1800)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcynus pacificus Cooper, 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber alalunga Cetti, 1777
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber alalunga Bonnaterre, 1788
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber alatunga Gmelin, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber albicans Walbaum, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber germo Lacepède, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber germo Bennett, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber germon Lacepède, 1800
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus alalunga (Cetti, 1777) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus germo (Lacepède, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus pacificus (Cuvier, 1832)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus pacificus Cuvier, 1832
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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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 Thunfisch [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweisser ThunfischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweißer Thun [from synonym]Unreviewed: 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]
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]
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]
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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  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 editorEuryphorus brachypterus (Gerstaecker, 1853) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiella thynni Cuvier, 1830 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella filosa (Linnaeus, 1758) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocycnus appendiculatus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella germonia fagei Poisson & Razet, 1954 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryphorus hemipterus (Wilson C.B., 1921) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (94 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (70 publications) 
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 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 (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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127026
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
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Thunnus alalunga. 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=127026 on 2014-07-28
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