WoRMS taxon details

Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)

219708  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219708)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in open waters with temperatures ranging from 18° to 29°C but always remains close to the shoreline. The young may...  
Description Occurs in open waters with temperatures ranging from 18° to 29°C but always remains close to the shoreline. The young may enter bays and harbors. Form multispecies schools by size with other scombrid species comprising from 100 to over 5,000 individuals. A highly opportunistic predator feeding indiscriminately on small fishes, especially on clupeiods and atherinids; also on squids,crustaceans and zooplankton (Ref. 9684). Generally marketed canned and frozen; also utilized dried, salted, smoked (Ref. 9684) and fresh (Ref. 9987). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219708 on 2018-07-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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] 

basis of record  (ofEuthunnus affinis) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthynnus yaito Kishinouye, 1915) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthunnus wallisi (Whitley, 1937)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofThynnus affinis Cantor, 1849) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofWanderer wallisi Whitley, 1937) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthynnus alletteratus affinis (Cantor, 1849)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthynnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthunnus affinis affinis (Cantor, 1849)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthunnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthunnus alleteratus affinis (Cantor, 1849)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEvrythynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthynus affinis (Cantor, 1849)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEuthunnus yaito Kishinouye, 1915) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in open waters with temperatures ranging from 18° to 29°C but always remains close to the shoreline. The young may enter bays and harbors. Form multispecies schools by size with other scombrid species comprising from 100 to over 5,000 individuals. A highly opportunistic predator feeding indiscriminately on small fishes, especially on clupeiods and atherinids; also on squids,crustaceans and zooplankton (Ref. 9684). Generally marketed canned and frozen; also utilized dried, salted, smoked (Ref. 9684) and fresh (Ref. 9987). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Oost-dwergtonijn  [details]
English kawakawa  [details]
French thonine orientale  [details]
German Orientalische Thoninefalscher Bonito  [details]
Japanese スマ  [details]
Spanish bacoreta oriental  [details]