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Black Skipjack
Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)

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

Scientific synonyms

Thynnus affinis Cantor, 1849
Euthunnus affinis affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Euthynnus alletteratus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Euthynus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Evrythynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Euthunnus alleteratus affinis (Cantor, 1849)
Wanderer wallisi Whitley, 1937
Euthunnus wallisi (Whitley, 1937)
Euthynnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915
Euthunnus affinis yaito Kishinouye, 1915

Other names

= Bonito
= Diverg-bonito
= Dwarf Bonito
= Eastern Little Tuna
= False Albacore
= Island Bonito
= Island Skipjack
= Kawa Kawa
= Kawakawa
= Lesser Bonito
= Little Tuna
= Little Tunny
= Mackerel Tuna
= Oceanic Bonito
= Wavy-back Skipjack

Least Concern

Images

Euthynnus affinis - Black Skipjack

Author: Pavel Zuber

Euthynnus affinis - Black Skipjack

Author: Pavel Zuber

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [96]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/9076]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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