Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)

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Bigeye tuna

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scombroidei (Suborder) > Scombridae (Family)

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Conservation Status

Conservation status and major threats

Synonyms

Germo obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Germo sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Neothunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Orcynus sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Parathunnus mebachi (Kishinouye, 1915)
Parathunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Parathunnus obesus mebachi (Kishinouye, 1915)
Parathunnus sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Thunnus abesus (Lowe, 1839)
Thunnus mebachi Kishinouye, 1915
Thunnus obesus mebachi Kishinouye, 1915
Thunnus obesus sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Thunnus sibi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Thunus obesus (Lowe, 1839)
Thynnus obesus Lowe, 1839
Thynnus sibi Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

International References

MARTINS, R.; CARNEIRO, M., 2018. Manual de identificação de peixes ósseos da costa continental portuguesa – Principais Características Diagnosticantes. IPMA, I.P., 204p

DGPA (2008) Guia de Identificação dos Atuns do Atlântico https://www.dgrm.mm.gov.pt/documents/20143/0/GUIA_IDENTIFICA%C3%87%C3%83O_DOS_ATUNS_DO_ATL%C3%82NTICO_2008.pdf/495545fd-a71b-a9b0-ddbb-20a2a5d524c9

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additional source Lowe, R. T. (1839). A supplement to a synopsis of the fishes of Madeira. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (pt 7): 76-92. [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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 [details]

additional source Fonteneau, A. 1997. Atlas of tropical tuna fisheries. World catches and environment. ORSTOM. Paris. 192 p. [details]

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]

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. [details]

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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. [details]

additional source Fonteneau, A. (1997). Atlas of tropical tuna fisheries. World catches and environment. ORSTOM. 1-192. [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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. [details]

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. [details]

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