Striped bonito

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Striped bonito
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae
Genus: Sarda
S. orientalis
Binomial name
Sarda orientalis
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
  • Pelamys orientalis Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
  • Sarda velox Meek & Hildebrand, 1923

The striped bonito (Sarda orientalis) is a species of marine perciform fish. They have been recorded at lengths of 102 centimetres (40 in), though they are commonly no longer than 55 centimetres (22 in). Distributed through the Indo-Pacific and East Pacific, the striped bonito is known to occur at depths from 1 to 167 metres (3 ft 3 in to 547 ft 11 in).[2] They are called mackerel bonito.


  1. ^ Collette, B.; Acero, A.; Canales Ramirez, C.; et al. (2011). "Sarda orientalis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T170313A6743337. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T170313A6743337.en.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2010). "Sarda orientalis" in FishBase. March 2010 version.