Accepted scientific name:
Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Albacora thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Albacora thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Orcynus secondidorsalis (Storer, 1855) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Orcynus secondidorsalis (Storer, 1855)
Orcynus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Orcynus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scomber thynnus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Scomber thynnus Linnaeus, 1758
Thunnus secundodorsalis (Storer, 1855) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thunnus secundodorsalis (Storer, 1855)
Thunnus thynnus coretta (non Cuvier, 1829) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Thunnus thynnus coretta (non Cuvier, 1829)
Thunnus thynnus saliens (non Jordan & Evermann, 1926) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Thunnus thynnus saliens (non Jordan & Evermann, 1926)
Thunnus thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thunnus thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thunnus thynus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thunnus thynus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thunnus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1832) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thunnus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1832)
Thynnus linnei Malm, 1877 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thynnus linnei Malm, 1877
Thynnus mediterraneus Risso, 1827 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thynnus mediterraneus Risso, 1827
Thynnus secundodorsalis Storer, 1855 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thynnus secundodorsalis Storer, 1855
Thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thynnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thynnus vulgaris Cuvier, 1832 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Thynnus vulgaris Cuvier, 1832
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Blouvin-tuna Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Toni Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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T'oûn ah'mar Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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Toun ahmar Arabic Tunisia Click here to show the literature
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Tunna Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Tunna Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Ton Bulgarian Bulgaria Click here to show the literature
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Golfàs Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Tonyina Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Ton france Creole, French Martinique Click here to show the literature
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Tun Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Tuna Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Almindelig Tun Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Atlantisk tun Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Tun Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Tunfisk Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Tonijn Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Atlantic bluefin tuna English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Atlantic bluefin tuna English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Blue fin tuna English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Blue-fin tunny English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Bluefin tuna English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Bluefin tuna English Puerto Rico Click here to show the literature
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Bluefin tuna English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Bluefin tuna English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Bluefin tuna English USA Click here to show the literature
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Bluefin tunny English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Horse mackerel English USA Click here to show the literature
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Northern bluefin tuna English N Marianas Click here to show the literature
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Northern bluefin tuna English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Southern bluefin tuna English Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Squid hound English Can Newfounl Click here to show the literature
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Tuna English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Tunfiskur Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Tonnikala Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Thon rouge French Can Quebec Click here to show the literature
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Thon rouge French France Click here to show the literature
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Thon rouge French Martinique Click here to show the literature
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Thon rouge de l'Atlantique French France Click here to show the literature
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Thon rouge du nord French France Click here to show the literature
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Thone French Morocco Click here to show the literature
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Atlantischer Thunfisch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Großer Thun German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Roter Thun German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Thune German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Thunfisch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Tunna kehula Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Tunfiskur Icelandic Iceland Click here to show the literature
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Barilaro Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Fiocchi di tonno Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Franzillottu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Musciame de tonno Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Scampiru Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ton Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tonne Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tonno Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tonno rosso Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tunina Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tunnacchiolu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tunnacchiu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tunnachiello Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tunnu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Tunnu da castagnara Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Kuromaguro Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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참다랑어 Korean Korea, South Click here to show the literature
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Tonn Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Tonnu Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Tunnagg Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Cá chan Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Thu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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金枪鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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金槍魚 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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黑暗串 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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黑暗串 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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黑鮪 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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黑鲔 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Boebo Marshallese Marshall Is Click here to show the literature
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Tonnos Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Tonos makrofteros Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γλουπέας Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γόφος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Κόπανος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Μαγιάτικο Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Όρκυνος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Ορτσίνι Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Τόνος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Makrellshørje Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Makrellstørje Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Sjorje Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Storje Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Thunfisk Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Tunfisk Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Ton Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Tunczyk Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Tunczyk blekitnopletwy Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Tunczyk zwykly Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Albacora Portuguese Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Albacora-azul Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Alvacor Portuguese Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Atuarro Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Atum Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Atum Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Atum Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Atum rabil Portuguese Madeira Is Click here to show the literature
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Atum-azul Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Atum-azul Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Atum-de-direito Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Atum-de-revés Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Atum-rabil Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Atum-rabilho Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Atum-rabilho Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Atum-verdadeiro Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Bocadós de atum Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mochama Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Rabão Portuguese Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Rabão Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Rabil Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Rabilha Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Rabilho Portuguese Madeira Is Click here to show the literature
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Rabilo Portuguese Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Rabilo Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Ton Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Ton rosu Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Krasnyj tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Obyknovennyi tunets Russian Ukraine Click here to show the literature
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Sineperyj tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Sinij tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Siniy Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Solsheglazyj tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Vostochnyj tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Zoludoj tunets Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Tun Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Tunj Serbian Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Tunj Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Aleta azul Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Atún Spanish Colombia Click here to show the literature
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Atún Spanish Dominican Rp Click here to show the literature
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Atún Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Atún alata azul Spanish Venezuela Click here to show the literature
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Atún aleta azul Spanish Argentina Click here to show the literature
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Atún aleta azul Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Atún aleta azul Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Atún cimarrón Spanish Chile Click here to show the literature
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Atún de aleta azul Spanish Chile Click here to show the literature
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Atún de aleta azul Spanish Colombia Click here to show the literature
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Atún de aleta azul Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Atún de aleta azul Spanish Peru Click here to show the literature
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Atún rojo Spanish Argentina Click here to show the literature
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Atún rojo Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Atún rojo Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Atún rojo del Atlántico Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Migas de tunidos Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Mojama Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Makrillstörje Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Röd tonfisk Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Tonfisk Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Auhopu Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Orkinos Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Orkinoz baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Ton baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Waxandor Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Scombridae
Genus Thunnus
Distribution: Western Atlantic: Canada, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea to Venezuela and Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Lofoten Islands off Norway to Canary Islands, including the Mediterranean and the southern part of the Black Sea (Ref. 6769). Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 5377). There is a subpopulation off South Africa. Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Collette, B.B., Data last modified by FishBase 05-Jan-2011
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=147
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d14bd5b1-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201