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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Euthynnus alletteratus (Rafinesque, 1810)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Euthynnus alletteratus Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810

Synonyms:

Scomber quadripunctatus E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817, in Description de l'Égypte, Hist. nat., 1, pl. 24 (fig. 5). The text, p. 331, is from I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire and has been published in 1827 ('Alexandrie').
Thynnus leachianus Risso, 1826, Hist. nat. Eur. mérid.: 416 ('Nice').
Thynnus thunnina Cuvier, 1829, Règne animal, ed. II, 2: 198 (after Aldrovandus, 1613, pl. XXIV (fig. S)) ('Méditerranée').
Thynnus brevipinnis Cuvier, 1832, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poissons, 8: 112, pl. 213 ('Méditerranée'). Holotype: MNHN no. A 5810.
Thynnus thunnina: Moreau, 1881: 421 Bauchot & Blanc, 1961: 377 Collette, 1966: 371.
Euthynnus alliteratus Jordan & Gilbert, 1883b, Synopsis of the fishes of North America, Bull U.S. natn. Mus., 16 (September): 430.
Euthynnus alliteratus: Smitt, 1893: 93, fig. 26.
Euthynnus alleteratus: Le Gall, 1934: fiche no. 283 Fowler, 1936: 617, fig. 279 Postel, 1955b: 5, pl. 1 Zarov et al., 1961: 39, fig. 16 Le Danois E. & Y., 1963: 167 Marchal, 1963a: 647-662.
Euthynnus thunnina: Nobre, 1935: 255 Soljan, 1948 (transl. 1963): 149, fig. p. 150.
Euthynnus alletteratus: Fraser-Brunner, 1950a: 152, fig. 18a-b Lozano Rey, 1952: 533, pl. 42 (fig. 2) Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 141, fig. p. 141 Tortonese, 1958b: 330 Bini, 1965: 194, fig. 194 Bini, 1968, 6: 51-52, col. fig. Wheeler, 1969: 392, fig. p. 392.
Euthynnus aletteratus: Dollfus, 1955: 140.
Thynnus brevipinnis: Bauchot & Blanc, 1961: 377 Collette, 1966: 372.
Gymnosarda alletterata: Zei, 1963: 545, tabl. 202.


Common names:

bacoreta [Es]
ibakoura [Ar]
karvouni [He]
kubrita [Mlt]
little tunny [En]
luc [Hr]
thonine [De]
thonine [Fr]
tonnetto [It]
toun sghir [Tunisia]
tunina [Fr]
tunna [Eg]
tunnit atlantit [Iw]
yiaziliorkinos [Tu]

Little tunny (Euthynnus alletteratus)