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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849) 
AphiaID: 219708

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 editorEuthynnus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus Lütken in Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthunnus affinis affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthunnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthunnus alleteratus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthunnus wallisi (Whitley, 1937)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthunnus yaito Kishinouye, 1915 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus alletteratus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus yaito Kishinouye, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynus affinis (Cantor, 1849) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvrythynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus affinis Cantor, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWanderer wallisi Whitley, 1937
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOost-dwergtonijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkawakawa  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorthonine orientale  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrientalische Thonine  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbacoreta oriental  [details]
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taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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]
Host of  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 editorCaligus acutus Kirtisinghe, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus amblygenitalis Pillai, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus euthynnus Kurian, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kuroshio Shiino, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus regalis Leigh-Sharpe, 1930 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus tylosuri (Rangnekar, 1956) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax collateralis Cressey & Cressey, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus asymmetricus Kabata, 1965 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus krishnai M. M. Thomas, 1968 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnicolax mycterobius (Vervoort, 1965) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus thynni Pillai, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (42 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (27 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 GenBank (264 nucleotides; 46 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219708
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849). 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=219708 on 2014-08-23
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