WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)

219720

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219720

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Confined to temperatures between 5° and 20°C...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Confined to temperatures between 5° and 20°C for much of its life span. Spawning fish and larvae, however, are encountered in waters with surface temperatures between 20° and 30°C. An opportunistic feeder, preying on a wide variety of fishes, crustaceans, cephalopods, salps, and other marine animals. Canning is the most important form of local utilization of this highly esteemed fish (Ref. 9684). A specialized fishery for sashimi-quality has been developed recently by New Zealand fishermen. In Japan, it is highly prized for the sashimi markets. [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872). 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=219720 on 2017-11-18

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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus phillipsi Jordan & Evermann, 1926) 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 maccoyii Castelnau, 1872) 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 thynnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)) 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 maccoyi (Castelnau, 1872)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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 Confined to temperatures between 5° and 20°C for much of its life span. Spawning fish and larvae, however, are encountered in waters with surface temperatures between 20° and 30°C. An opportunistic feeder, preying on a wide variety of fishes, crustaceans, cephalopods, salps, and other marine animals. Canning is the most important form of local utilization of this highly esteemed fish (Ref. 9684). A specialized fishery for sashimi-quality has been developed recently by New Zealand fishermen. In Japan, it is highly prized for the sashimi markets. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZuidelijke blauwvintonijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsouthern bluefin tuna  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthon rouge du sud  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSüdlicher Blauflossen-ThunfischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsüdlicher blauflossen Thun  [details]