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species

Atlantic Bonito
Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)

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

Scientific synonyms

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

Other names

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

Least Concern LC

Images

Sarda sarda - Atlantic Bonito

Author: Pavel Zuber

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [115]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23923]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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