Euthynnus

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Euthynnus
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Euthynnus affinis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Tribe: Thunnini
Genus: Euthynnus
Lütken in Jordan and Gilbert, 1883
Species

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Euthynnus is a genus of ray-finned bony fish in the family Scombridae, or mackerel family, and in the tribe Thunnini, more commonly known as the tunas.

Species list[edit]

Species of the genus Euthynnus
Common name Scientific name Maximum
length
Common
length
Maximum
weight
Maximum
age
Trophic
level
Source IUCN status
Mackerel tuna,
kawakawa
Euthynnus affinis 
(Cantor, 1849)
100 cm
3.3 ft
60 cm
2.0 ft
13.6 kg
30 lb
6 years 4.50 [1][2] LC IUCN 3 1.svg Least concern[2]
Little tunny E. alletteratus
(Rafinesque, 1810)
122 cm
4.0 ft
80 cm
2.6 ft
16.5 kg
36 lb
10 years 4.13 [3] LC IUCN 3 1.svg Least concern[4]
Black skipjack tuna  E. lineatus
(Kishinouye, 1920)
84 cm
2.8 ft
60 cm
2.0 ft
11.8 kg
26 lb
3.83 [5][6] LC IUCN 3 1.svg Least concern[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Euthynnus affinis" in FishBase. January 2012 version.
  2. ^ a b Collette B and 6 others (2011). "Euthynnus affinis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Euthynnus alletteratus" in FishBase. January 2012 version.
  4. ^ Collette B and 17 others (2011). "Euthynnus alletteratus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Euthynnus lineatus" in FishBase. January 2012 version.
  6. ^ a b Collette B and 11 others (2011). "Euthynnus lineatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 

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