Taxon profile


Blue Fin Tuna
Thunnus tonggol (Bleeker, 1851)

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

Scientific synonyms

Thynnus tonggol Bleeker, 1851
Neothunnus tonggol (Bleeker, 1851)
Kishinoella tonggol (Bleeker, 1851)
Thunnus nicolsoni Whitley, 1936
Thunnus rarus Kishinouye, 1915
Kishinoella rara (Kishinouye, 1915)
Neothunnus rarus (Kishinouye, 1915)

Other names

= Indian Long-tailed Tuna
= Longtail Tuna

= Northern Bluefin
= Northern Bluefin Tuna

Data Deficient DD

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [148]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26801]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Thunnus tonggol (Bleeker, 1851)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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