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Accepted name: Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Scomber Thynnus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 297 ('Habitat inter Tropicos, in Pelago').
Scomber thynnus: Risso, 1810: 163.
Thynnus mediterraneus Risso, 1826, Hist. nat. Europe meridionale: 414.
Thynnus vulgaris Cuvier, 1832, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poissons, 8: 58, pl. 210.
Thynnus brachypterus Cuvier, 1832, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poissons, 8: 98, pl. Zll ('Méditerranée'). Lectotype: MNHN no. A 5377 by subs. design. of Collette; 3 paralectotypes: MNHN no. A 5299, A 5791.
'Thunny': Couch, 1867, 2: 86, pl. 82.
Orcynus thynnus: Lütken, 1880: 460 Day, 1881: 93, pl. 35 Smitt, 1893: 97, fig. 28 Nobre, 1935: 249, pl. 35 (fig. 114a) Soljan, 1948 (transl. 1963): 148, fig. p. 149.
Thynnus brachypterus: Moreau, 1881: 426 Bauchot & Blanc, 1961: 376 Collette, 1966: 370.
Thynnus thynnus: Moreau, 1881: 422.
Thunnus thynnus: Frade, 1931: 118 Heldt, 1931, in Joubin: fiche 281 Fowler, 1936: 619 Poll, 1947: 285, fig. 184 Lozano Rey, 1952: 501, pl. 39 (fig. 3) Zei, 1953: 546, tabl. 202 Andriashev, 1954 (transl. 1964): 352, fig. 186 Bellon, 1954b: 88 p. Collins, 1954: 27 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 138, fig. p. 139 Dollfus, 1955: 141 Tortonese, 1958: 330 Duncker, Ladiges ed., 1960: 255, fig. 99 Zarov et al., 1961: 25, fig. 8 Le Danois E. & Y., 1963: 167 Tiews, 1963 Banarescu, 1964: 809, fig. 357 Bini, 1965: 192, fig. 192 Nakamura, 1965: 17 Bini, 1968, 6: 47 48, col. fig. Wheeler, 1969: 403, fig. p. 403.
Thunnus (Thunnus) thynnus: Fraser-Brunner, 1950: 143, fig. 4.
Thunnus thynnus thynnus: Gibbs & Collette, 1967: 66.


Common names:

atlantic bluefin tuna [En]
atum [Pr]
atun [Es]
atún rojo [Es]
bluefin tuna [En]
orkinos [Tu]
roter Thun [De]
storje [No]
thon rouge [Fr]
thone [Ar]
tonijn [Ne]
tonn [Mlt]
tonno [It]
tonnos [He]
toun ahmar [Ar]
tunets [Ru]
tunj [Hr]
tunna kehula [Iw]
tunna [Eg]

Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)