Euthynnus lineatus

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Black skipjack tuna
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Euthynnus lineatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Genus: Euthynnus
Species: E. lineatus
Binomial name
Euthynnus lineatus
Kishinouye, 1920

Euthynnus lineatus, the black skipjack or black skipjack tuna, is a species of ray-finned bony fish in the family Scombridae. It belongs to the tribe Thunnini, better known as the tunas.[1]


Eastern tropical Pacific from San Simeon, California to northern Peru and the Galápagos Islands.[2]


No targeted fishery exists for this species, though it is taken incidentally in the course of other fishery operations."[3]


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