Taxon profile


Big Eye
Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)

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

Scientific synonyms

Thynnus obesus Lowe, 1839
Neothunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Thunus obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Germo obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Parathunnus obesus
Thunnus abesus (Lowe, 1839)
Thunnus obesus mebachi Kishinouye, 1915
Thunnus mebachi Kishinouye, 1915
Parathunnus obesus mebachi (Kishinouye, 1915)
Parathunnus mebachi (Kishinouye, 1915)

Other names

= Big Eye Tuna
= Big Eye Tunny

= Bigeye Tuna Fish

= Bigeyed Tuna
= Coffrey

Vulnerable VU

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [146]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26798]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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