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Thunnus atlanticus  (Lesson, 1831)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172427

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Thunnus coretta (Cuvier, 1829)
 
    Thynnus atlanticus Lesson, 1831
 
  Common Name(s): blackfin tuna [English]
 
    falsa albacora [Spanish]
 
    atún aleta negra [Spanish]
 
    thon à nageoires noires [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            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  
                                              SubgenusThunnus (Neothunnus) Kishinouye, 1923  
                                                 SpeciesThunnus atlanticus (Lesson, 1831) – blackfin tuna, falsa albacora, atún aleta negra, thon à nageoires noires  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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 atlanticus    
       
  Expert: William N. Eschmeyer  
  Notes: Senior Curator and Chairman, Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4599, USA   
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus, atún aleta negra [Spanish], blackfin tuna [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ride, W. D. L., H. G. Cogger, C. Dupuis, O. Kraus, A. Minelli, F. C. Thompson, and P. K. Tubbs, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 4th ed.   
  Page(s): xxix + 306   
  Publisher: The International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature   
  Publication Place: London, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-85301-006-4   
  Notes: The provisions of this Code supersede those of the previous editions with effect from 1 January 2000   
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thunnus atlanticus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Following prevailing usage Thunnus coretta (Cuvier, 1829) is a "nomen oblitum" (see International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 4th ed., 1999), and Thunnus atlanticus (Lesson, 1831) is a "nomen protectum"  
 

 

   

 
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