thunnus thynnus

Thunnus

Thunnus is a genus of ocean-dwelling fish in the family Scombridae, all of which are tuna, although other tuna species are found in other genera.

Species

There are eight species:

Species of several other genera (all in the family Scombridae) also have common names containing tuna.

References

  • Clover, Charles. 2004. The End of the Line: How overfishing is changing the world and what we eat. Ebury Press, London. ISBN 0-09-189780-7

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