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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Scombridae - mackerels, tunas and bonitos

Scientific synonyms

Albacora thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Orcynus secondidorsalis (Storer, 1855)
Orcynus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scomber thynnus Linnaeus, 1758
Thunnus secundodorsalis (Storer, 1855)
Thunnus thynnus coretta (non Cuvier, 1829)
Thunnus thynnus saliens (non Jordan & Evermann, 1926)
Thunnus thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thunnus thynus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thunnus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1832)

Other names

= Blue Fin Tuna
= Blue-fin Tunny
= Bluefin Tunny
= Horse Mackerel
= Northern Bluefin Tuna

IUCN category:Endangered

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26800]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [147]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [21860]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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