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Bastard Albacore
Thunnus alalunga Bonnaterre, 1788

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

Albacora alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Germo alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Germo alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Germo germo (Lacépède, 1801)
Germo germon (Lacépède, 1800)
Germo germon steadi Whitley, 1933
Orcynus alalonga (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Orcynus alatunga (Gmelin, 1789)
Orcynus germo (Lacépède, 1801)
Orcynus germon (Lacépède, 1800)

Other names

= Albacore
= Albacore Fish
= Albacore Tuna
= Bonito
= Langvin Tuna
= Long-fin Tunny
= Long-finned Tuna
= Longfin Tuna
= Longfin Tunny
= Longfinned Albacore

IUCN category:Near Threatened
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26794]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [142]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [21856]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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