Taxon profile


Atlantic Bonito
Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)

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

Scientific synonyms

Palamita sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Pelamis sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Pelamys sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Sarda mediterranea (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sarda pelamis (Brünnich, 1768)
Scomber mediterraneus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scomber palamitus Rafinesque, 1810
Scomber ponticus Pallas, 1814
Scomber sarda Bloch, 1793
Thynnus brachypterus Cuvier, 1829

Other names

= Belted Bonito
= Bloater
= Bone Jack
= Boston Mackerel
= Common Bonito
= Horse Mackerel
= Pelamid

Least Concern


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23923]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [115]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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