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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Auxis rochei (Risso, 1810)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Auxis rochei Risso, 1810

Synonyms:

Auxis thazard nec Lacepède, (1798-1803) 1801
Scomber rochei Risso, 1810, Ichthyologie de Nice: 165.
Scomber bisus Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810a, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 45, pl. 2 (fig. 1) (Sicily).
Scomber alletteratus Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810a, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 46, pl. 2 (fig. 3) ('Sicilia') (see infrapaginal note, next page).
Scomber bisus: Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810a: 20.
Scomber alletteratus: Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810a: 20.
Thynnus rocheanus Risso, 1826, Hist. nat. Eur. mérid.: 417.
Auxis vulgaris Cuvier, 1832, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poissons, 8: 139, pl. 216 ('Méditerranée). Syntypes: MNHN no. A 5808, A 5815, A 5742.
'Plain Bonito': Couch, 1867-1868, 2: 105, pl. 86.
Auxis rochei: Day, 1881: 104, pl. 39 (fig. 1) Pitch & Roedel, 1962 (1963): 1329, fig. 2 Collette, 1966: 371.
Auxis bisus: Moreau, (1881-1889) 1881: 415 Nobre, 1935: 248, pl. 35 (fig. 112) Soljan, 1948 (transl. 1963): 144, fig. p. 144 Bini, 1965: 196, fig. 196.
Auxis thazard (nec Lacepède, 1801): Smitt, 1893: 108, fig. 31 Le Gall, 1934 (in Joubin): fiche 289 Fowler, 1936: 614, fig. 277 Poll, 1947: 282, fig. 182 Fraser-Brunner, 1950a: 152, fig. 20 Lozano Rey, 1952: 538, pl. 41 (fig. 4) Collins, 1954: 27 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 149, fig. p. 149 Dollfus, 1955: 140 Collignon, 1961: 57, fig. 1 Zarov et al., 1961: 41, fig. 18 Le Danois E. & Y., 1963: 167 Tortonese, 1963b: 140 155 Zei, 1963: 545, pl. 202 Smith, 1965b: 298, fig. 828 (pl. 65) Bini, 1965: 196, fig. 196; 1968, 6: 55-56, col. fig. Wheeler, 1969: 394, fig. p. 394.
Auxis vulgaris: Bauchot & Blanc, 1961: 375 Collette, 1966: 371.


Common names:

bonitou [Fr]
bullet tuna [En]
bunita [It]
frigate mackerel [En]
gobene [Tu]
kopani [He]
Makrelthunfisch [De]
melva [Es]
melva [Fr]
milva [Ar]
palmuda gammadit [Iw]
rumbac [Hr]
tebrelli [Ar]
tombarello [It]
tumbrell [Mlt]
unechter Bonito [De]

Bullet tuna (Auxis rochei)