authors devide the genus into three species;. Euthynnus lineatus. Eastern Pacific. Euthynnus yaito. Central Western Pacific. Euthynnus alletteratus Atlantic. (Euthynnus lineatus). Kishinouye, ; SCOMBRIDAE FAMILY; also called little tuna, false albacore, spotted tuna, mackerel tuna, skipjack. They inhabit tropical. The Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus, whose common Spanish name is barrilete negro, is one of the most common members of the Mackerel or Scombridae.
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Two stray specimens collected in the Hawaiian Islands.
Black Skipjack | Mexico – Fish, Marine Life, Birds and Terrestrial Life
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Anterior spines of first dorsal fin much higher than those mid-way, giving the fin a strongly concave outline. Interpelvic process small and bifid. Body naked except for corselet and lateral line.
A large rounded protuberances on 31st and 32nd vertebrae. Color is generally iridescent blue with black dorsal markings composed of 3 to 5 horizontal stripes.
Also with variable black or dark gray spots above the pelvic fins. Occasionally euthynnnus extensive longitudinal stripes of light gray on belly; some individuals have few or no belly markings.
Inhabits near the surface of coastal waters and offshore waters Ref. Form multi-species schools with Thunnus albacares and Katsuwonus pelamis.
An opportunistic predator which shares feeding pattern with other tunas and probably compete for food with other species such as yellowfin tuna, common dolphin, oriental bonito, et. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Scombrids of the world. linwatus
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An annotated and illustrated catalogue of tunas, mackerels, bonitos and related species known to date. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.
Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.
Moderate vulnerability 44 of You can sponsor this page. Marine; pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.
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