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Name - Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Scombridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Redescription of Rhadinorhynchus ornatus (Acanthocephala: Rhadinorhynchidae) from skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, collected in the Pacific ocean off South America, with special reference to new morphological features.
  • Regional study on small tunas in the Mediterranean including the Black Sea.
  • Taxonomy and key for the identification of tuna species exploited from the Indian EEZ.

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