Skipjack tuna

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Skipjack tuna
Katsuwonus pelamis.png
Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) in a Philippine fish market.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Tribe: Thunnini
Genus: Katsuwonus
Kishinouye, 1915
Species:
K. pelamis
Binomial name
Katsuwonus pelamis
Synonyms
  • Euthynnus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Katsuwonus vagans (Lesson, 1829)
  • Scomber pelamys Linnaeus, 1758
  • Scomber pelamis Linnaeus, 1758
  • Thynnus vagans Lesson, 1829

The skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) is a fish in the tuna family.

References[change | change source]

  1. Collette, B.; Acero, A.; Amorim, A.F.; et al. (2011). "Katsuwonus pelamis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T170310A6739812. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T170310A6739812.en.

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