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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872) 
AphiaID: 219720

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 editorThunnus maccoyi (Castelnau, 1872) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus phillipsi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThunnus thynnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThynnus maccoyii Castelnau, 1872
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 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-Thunfisch  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryphorus brachypterus (Gerstaecker, 1853) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (17 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 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 (91 nucleotides; 120 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219720
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). Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872). 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=219720 on 2014-07-10
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