WoRMS taxon details

Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)

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

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(of Thynnus affinis Cantor, 1849) Cantor, T.E. (1849). Catalogue of Malayan fishes. <em>J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal.</em> 18(2): i-xii + 981-1443, Pls. 1-14., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40133430#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 1088 [details]   
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. (2024). FishBase. Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219708 on 2024-04-14
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original description  (of Thynnus affinis Cantor, 1849) Cantor, T.E. (1849). Catalogue of Malayan fishes. <em>J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal.</em> 18(2): i-xii + 981-1443, Pls. 1-14., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40133430#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 1088 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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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]