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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Synonyms:

Scomber albacares Bonnaterre, 1788, Tabl. encycl. méth., Ichthyol.: 140 ('Jamaique'). Based on a description of Sloane, 1707, A voyage to Jamaica, 1:11 (albacores or thynni), pl. 1 (fig. 1, Albacore sive Thynnus) ('about Spain and on the way to the West Indies').
Scomber albacorus Lacepède, 1801, Hist. nat. Poissons, 3: 48.
Thynnus argentivittatus Cuvier, 1832, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poissons, 8: 134 ('Mer Atlantique').
Thynnus albacora Lowe, 1839 Proc. zool. Soc. London: 77.
Neothunnus albacora: Frade, 1931: fiche no. 284; 1931: 123, fig. 73 Bellon, 1954a: 1-136 Dollfus, 1955: 140 Postel, 1955: 5, pl. 1 Vilela & Frade, 1963: 900 930, 12 fig.
Orcynus albacora: Nobre, 1935: 252, pl. 35 (fig. 114).
Germo albacora: Fowler, 1936: 623, fig. 282 Lozano Rey, 1952: 516, pl. 40 (fig. 3).
Thunnus (Neorhunnus) albacora: Fraser-Brunner, 1950: 144, fig. 7 Bini, 1965: 197, fig. 197.
Thunnus argentivittatus: Collins, 1954: 27.
Thunnus albacares: Rivas, 1961:136 Bini, 1965: 197, fig. p. 197 Nakamura, 1965: 20 Gibbs & Collette, 1967: 66 Zarov, 1970.
Neothunnus albacore: Zarov et al., 1961: 32, fig. 12.
Thynnus argentivittatus: Bauchot & Blanc, 1961: 376 ? Collette, 1966: 373.
Thunnus albacores: Le Danois E. & Y., 1963: 167.
Thunnus (Neothunnus) albacores: Rossignol, 1968.


Common names:

albacore [Fr]
rabil [Es]
rabil [Pr]
thon a nageoires jaunes [Fr]
tonno albacora [It]
tuna zutoperka [Hr]
yellowfin tuna [En]

Albacore (Thunnus albacares)