Orcynopsis unicolor

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Plain bonito
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Plain bonito (Orcynopsis unicolor)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Genus: Orcynopsis
Gill, 1862
Species: O. unicolor
Binomial name
Orcynopsis unicolor
(Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

The plain bonito, Orcynopsis unicolor, is a ray-finned, bony fish in the bonito tribe of the mackerel family (Scombridae).[1][2]

Also called the palomette or tasarte, this fish is classified into the genus Orcynopsis, which is a monotypic taxon, having only this single species in its membership.


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