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Thunnus  South, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172418

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): albacores [English]
    tunas [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderScombroidei  – ribbonfishes, albacores, bonitos, mackerels, tunas, bonites, germons, maquereaux, thons  
                                  FamilyScombridae  – albacores, bonitos, mackerels, tunas, macarelas, maquereaux  
                                     SubfamilyScombrinae Bonaparte, 1831  
                                        TribeThunnini Starks, 1910  
                                           GenusThunnus South, 1845 – albacores, tunas  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subgenus Thunnus (Neothunnus) Kishinouye, 1923  
                                              Subgenus Thunnus (Thunnus) South, 1845  

  Expert: Bruce B. Collette  
  Notes: Senior Scientist, National Systematics Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service; Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Thunnus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Thunnus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Thunnus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B., and Cornelia E. Nauen  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scombrids of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Tunas, Mackerels, Bonitos and Related Species Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 137   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-101381-0   
  Reference for: Thunnus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B., Carol Reeb, and Barbara A. Block / Barbara A. Block and E. Donald Stevens, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the Tunas and Mackerels (Scombridae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fish Physiology, vol. 19: Tuna: Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution   
  Page(s): 1-33   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-350443-0   
  Reference for: Thunnus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Thunnus   

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