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Thunnus albacares

(Bonnaterre 1788)
  

Thunnus albacares was originally described as Scomber albacares by Bonnaterre in 1788. It belongs to the family Scombridae and subfamily Scombrinae. It is commonly known as Yellowfin tuna but has many other common names such as Yellowfin tuna in Australia, Yellowfin tuna in USA (contiguous states), Kihada in Japan, Albacora de lage in Brazil, Yellowfin tuna in Papua New Guinea. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   albacares
AuthorWI   Bonnaterre [J. P.]
AuthorNI   Bonnaterre
Qualification   (ex Sloane)
Year   1788
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Scombriformes Scombriformes
Family   Scombridae
Subfamily  
Scombrinae Scombrinae
Genus   Thunnus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Scombridae
Subfamily   Scombrinae
Genus   Thunnus
Original Name   Scomber        
Taxon Name   albacares
Original Combination   Scomber albacares
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scomber albacares
OriginalSubGenus   Scomber
Original Author   Bonnaterre
Original AuthorWI   Bonnaterre [J. P.]
Original Qualification   (ex Sloane)
Original Year   1788
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Scombrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Jamaica [Caribbean Sea].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   140

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Thunnus albacares
Current Species albacares
Current Genus Thunnus
Current AuthorWI Bonnaterre [J. P.]
Current AuthorNI Bonnaterre
Current Year 1788
Current Family Scombridae
Current Subfamily
Scombrinae Scombrinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 250 meters.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Thunnus albacares  (Bonnaterre 1788). Scombridae: Scombrinae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Thynnus albacares (Bonnaterre 1788) -- (Dor 1984:264 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre 1788) -- (Gibbs & Collette 1967:102 [ref. 13640], Postel 1973:469 [ref. 7208], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:273 [ref. 7348], Collette & Nauen 1983:83 [ref. 5375], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:274 [ref. 9277], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:226 [ref. 6441], Collette in Whitehead et al. 1986:995 [ref. 13676], Collette 1986:837 [ref. 5647], Robins & Ray 1986:262 [ref. 23100], Allen & Swainston 1988:142 [ref. 25477], Scott & Scott 1988:457 [ref. 25518], Pequeño 1989:67 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:230 [ref. 24556], Winterbottom et al. 1989:66 [ref. 13251], McAllister 1990:180 [ref. 14674], Randall et al. 1990:448 [ref. 15987], Collette 1990:992 [ref. 19476], Boschung 1992:169 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:418 [ref. 23827], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:173 [ref. 25472], Cervigón 1994:258 [ref. 24488], Gomon et al. 1994:827 [ref. 22532], Allen & Robertson 1994:277 [ref. 22193], Goren & Dor 1994:70 [ref. 25356], Collette in Fischer et al. 1995:1540 [ref. 22830], Randall 1995:375 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:519 [ref. 27969], Santos et al. 1997:108 [ref. 23531], Allen 1997:230 [ref. 23977], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:274 [ref. 24545], Carpenter et al. 1997:226 [ref. 23922], Arruda 1997:101 [ref. 24952], Randall et al. 1997:448 [ref. 25919], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:399 [ref. 24555], Aguilera 1998:53 [ref. 24221], Miyabe & Bayliff 1998:129 [ref. 25507], Fricke 1999:566 [ref. 24106], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:333 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:80 [ref. 25466], Johnson 1999:751 [ref. 25471], Randall 1999:29 [ref. 25829], Allen 2000:94 [ref. 37268], Collette in Randall & Lim 2000:644 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1350 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:480 [ref. 25191], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:169 [ref. 27754], Collette 2001:3753 [ref. 26305], Collette et al. 2001:3 [ref. 25629], Hutchins 2001:45 [ref. 25847], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:178 [ref. 26753], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:810 [ref. 25968], Nakabo 2002:1350 [ref. 26193], Choi et al. 2003:418, 675 [ref. 26218], Collette et al. 2003:125 [ref. 26784], Collette 2003:1854 [ref. 27087], Collette 2003:14 [ref. 27312], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S121 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:648 [ref. 27495], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:103 [ref. 27192], Parin 2003:S30 [ref. 28536], Lobel & Lobel 2004:77 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:30 [ref. 27624], Nelson et al. 2004:176 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:421 [ref. 28072], Pequeño 2004:96 [ref. 28123], Mundy 2005:507 [ref. 28379], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:785 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:78 [ref. 36155], Bray et al. 2006:1777 [ref. 29091], Wirtz et al. 2007:41 [ref. 30263], Randall 2007:450 [ref. 30952], Gomon 2008:789 [ref. 30616], Béarez & Séret 2009:151 [ref. 36646], Fricke et al. 2009:112 [ref. 30213], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:194 [ref. 30957], Motomura et al. 2010:230 [ref. 31256], Page et al. 2013:182 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2013:272 [ref. 32706], Wirtz et al. 2013:135 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:219 [ref. 32988], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:84 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:11 [ref. 33516], Parin et al. 2014:515 [ref. 33547], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:118 [ref. 36167], Psomadakis et al. 2015:317 [ref. 34104], Roberts 2015:1635 [ref. 34193], Pinheiro et al. 2015:33 [ref. 34324], Collette in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2912 [ref. 34618], Fourriére et al. 2016:459 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:611 [ref. 34923], Koeda et al. 2016:107 [ref. 35333], Nión et al. 2016:53 [ref. 35565] with author as Bonaterre, Kells et al. 2016:318 [ref. 35888], Motomura et al. 2017:215 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:364 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:171 [ref. 36273], Martins & Carneiro 2018:66 [ref. 36550], Brown et al. 2019:173 [ref. 36444], Burton & Lea 2019:93 [ref. 37205], Eagderi et al. 2019:105 [ref. 37020], Hoschke et al. 2019:160 [ref. 36626], Zajonz et al. 2019:100 [ref. 36871], Collette & Graves 2019:232 [ref. 37341], Psomadakis et al. 2020:574 [ref. 37272]).

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alalunga Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Cetti) 1788)Valid
alatunga Thunnus alatunga (Gmelin [J. F.] (ex Cetti) 1789)Synonym
albacora Thunnus albacora (Lowe [R. T.] 1839)Synonym
albacores Thunnus albacores Lowe [R. T.] 1839Synonym
albacorus Thunnus albacorus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Synonym
allisoni Thunnus allisoni Mowbray [L. L.] 1920Synonym
ambiguus Thunnus ambiguus (Mowbray [L. L.] 1935)Synonym
argentivittatus Thunnus argentivittatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832)Synonym
atlanticus Thunnus atlanticus (Lesson [R. P.] 1831)Valid
balteatus Thunnus balteatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832)Synonym
brachypterus Thunnus brachypterus (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
brevipinna Thunnus brevipinna (Bellón [L.] & Bardán de Bellón [E.] 1949)Synonym
catalinae Thunnus catalinae (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1926)Synonym
coretta Thunnus coretta (Cuvier [G.] 1829)In family
germo Thunnus germo (Bennett [F. D.] 1840)Synonym
germo Thunnus germo (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801)Synonym
germon Thunnus germon (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1800)Synonym
guildi Thunnus guildi (Fowler [H. W.] 1933)Synonym
itosibi Thunnus itosibi (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1926)Synonym
longipinna Thunnus longipinna (Bellón [L.] & Bardán de Bellón [E.] 1949)Synonym
maccoyii Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau [F. L.] 1872)Valid
macropterus Thunnus macropterus (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1844)Synonym
mebachi Thunnus mebachi Kishinouye [K.] 1915Synonym
mediterraneus Thunnus mediterraneus (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
nicolsoni Thunnus nicolsoni Whitley [G. P.] 1936Synonym
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