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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 »  genus Thunnus

Scientific synonyms

Scomber thynnus Linnaeus, 1758
Albacora thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thunnus thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Orcynus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thunnus thynnus coretta (non Cuvier, 1829)
Thynnus linnei Malm, 1877
Thynnus mediterraneus Risso, 1827
Thunnus thynnus saliens (non Jordan & Evermann, 1926)
Orcynus secondidorsalis (Storer, 1855)

Other names

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

Endangered

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer Whale

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [147]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [21860]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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