Slender tuna

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Slender tuna
Allothunnus fallai (Slender tuna).gif
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Tribe: Thunnini
Genus: Allothunnus
Species: A. fallai
Binomial name
Allothunnus fallai
Serventy, 1948

The slender tuna, Allothunnus fallai, is a species of tuna, the only species in the genus Allothunnus, found around the world in the southern oceans between latitudes 20° and 50° South. Its length is up to one metre (3.3 feet).

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