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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)

Synonyms:

Thynnus obesus Lowe, 1839, Proc. zool. Soc. London, 7: 78 ('Madeira').
Parathunnus obesus: Frade, 1931a: 120, fig. 72; 1931b: fiche no. 285 Legendre, 1936 (1937): 66 Frade, 1960 Zarov et al., 1961: 30, fig. 10.
Germo obesus: Fowler, 1936: 623, fig. 281 Lozano Rey, 1952: 519, pl. 40 (fig. 4).
Thunnus (Parathunnus) obesus: Fraser-Brunner, 1950: 144, fig. 6 Collins, 1954: 27.
Thunnus obesus: Rivas, 1961: 133 Le Danois E. & Y., 1963: 167 Nakamura, 1965: 18 Gibbs & Collette, 1967: 66.


Common names:

bigeye tuna [En]
Grossaugenthun [De]
patudo [Es]
patudo [Fr]
patudo [Pr]
thon obèse [Fr]

Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus)