Thunnus thynnus Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Alternative combinations: Scomber thynnus, Thynnus thynnus

Belongs to Thunnus according to K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov 2011

See also Collette et al. 2001, Serdy 2004 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Thunnus (Alciola), Thunnus abchazicus, Thunnus alalunga, Thunnus albacares, Thunnus atlanticus, Thunnus krambergeri, Thunnus lanceolatus, Thunnus latior, Thunnus maccoyii, Thunnus obesus, Thunnus orientalis, Thunnus secretus, Thunnus tonggol, Thynnus (Orcynus) scaldisii, Thynnus angustus, Thynnus scaldisii, Thynnus proximus, Thynnus bolcensis

Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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