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Big Eye
Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)

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

Scientific synonyms

Germo obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Germo sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Neothunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Orcynus sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Parathunnus mebachi (Kishinouye, 1915)
Parathunnus obesus
Parathunnus obesus mebachi (Kishinouye, 1915)
Parathunnus sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Thunnus abesus (Lowe, 1839)
Thunnus mebachi Kishinouye, 1915

Other names

= Big Eye Tuna
= Big Eye Tunny
= Big-eye Tuna
= Big-eye Tunny
= Bigeye
= Bigeye Tuna
= Bigeye Tuna Fish
= Bigeye Tunny
= Bigeye-tuna
= Bigeyed Tuna
= Coffrey

IUCN category:Vulnerable
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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26798]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [146]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]

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