Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Perciformes > Family Scombridae > Genus Thunnus

Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ThunnusSouth, 1845accepted genus name
Thynnus Cuvier, 1816 synonym

Species group names

Thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: toni sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): makrellstørje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Breton: toun rhû sources: Cabioch, L. (2008). Personal communication
 Danish: blåfinnet tunfisk; tun; tunfisk sources: Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Dutch: Atlantische tonijn; blauwvintonijn; tonijn sources: Muus, B.J.; Nielsen, J.G.; Dahlstrøm, P.; Nyström, B.O. (1999). Zeevissen van Noord- en West-Europa [Marine fishes from north and western Europe]. Schuyt & Co: Haarlem, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-6097-510-3. 338 pp.;Belgisch staatsblad 07-08-1996: Koninklijk besluit houdende reglementering van de benamingen van visserijprodukten en verwerkte visserijprodukten;Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 English: Atlantic bluefin tuna; bluefin tuna; blue-fin tuna; blue-fin tunny; northern bluefin tuna; tuna sources: FAO. FAO Species Identification and Data Programme (SIDP). Aquatic Species Fact Sheets.;Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37;Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 English-United States: Blue-fin Tuna sources: Charles Hussey
 Finnish: tonnikala sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 French: thon rouge; thon rouge du nord sources: Belgisch staatsblad 07-08-1996: Koninklijk besluit houdende reglementering van de benamingen van visserijprodukten en verwerkte visserijprodukten;Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.
 German: Blauflossenthunfisch; großer Thun; Großer Thun, Nordatlantischer Thun; Nordatlantischer Thun; roter Thun; roter Thunfisch sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Belgisch staatsblad 07-08-1996: Koninklijk besluit houdende reglementering van de benamingen van visserijprodukten en verwerkte visserijprodukten;Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.
 Greek: Ερυθρός ή Κυανόπτερος τόννος; Ερυθρός τόννος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: túnfiskur sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Israel (Hebrew): טונה כחולה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: tonno sources: Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.
 Lithuanian: paprastasis tunas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: makrellstørje; tunfisk sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: makrellstørje
 Norwegian Nynorsk: makrellstørje
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): makrellstørje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: tunczyk; tuńczyk błękitnopłetwy; tuńczyk czerwony; tuńczyk niebieskopłetwy; tuńczyk północny; tuńczyk zwykły sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: atum; rabio sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.
 Romanian: ton sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: tunets sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Slovenian: modroplavuti tun sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: atún; atún común; atún de aleta azul del Atlántico; atún rojo sources: Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: röd tonfisk; tonfisk sources: Gallagher, L.; Porteiro, F.; Dâmaso, C. (2006). Guia do consumidor dos peixes Açoreanos [Consumer's guide to Azorean fish]. Universidade dos Açores: Açores. ISBN 972-8612-27-3. 51, pictures pp.;Davidson, A. (2001). North Atlantic fish cookbook [Noord-Atlantisch viskookboek]. Scepter: Bussum, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-72653-14-9. 556 pp.
 Turkish: mavi yuzgecli orkinos; mavi yüzgeçli orkinos; ton baligi; ton balığı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: звичайний тунець; Тунець; Тунець блакитний; Тунець звичайний; Тунець звичайний атлантичний ; тунець синiй sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: tiwna

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

basis of record

Anon. (2000). FishBase 2000 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 4 cd-roms pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

McEachran, J. D. 2009. Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Fonteneau, A. 1997. Atlas of tropical tuna fisheries. World catches and environment. ORSTOM. Paris. 192 p.

additional source

Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p.

additional source

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

additional source

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2012). Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Nicolas Bailly (2012). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127029

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status DD 1996This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
OSPAR:
annex V This species is threatened and/or declining in the Wider Atlantic according to the OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic.

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