Taxon profile


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

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

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


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/9076]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [96]

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

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