authors devide the genus into three species;. Euthynnus lineatus. Eastern Pacific. Euthynnus yaito. Central Western Pacific. Euthynnus alletteratus Atlantic. (Euthynnus lineatus). Kishinouye, ; SCOMBRIDAE FAMILY; also called little tuna, false albacore, spotted tuna, mackerel tuna, skipjack. They inhabit tropical. The Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus, whose common Spanish name is barrilete negro, is one of the most common members of the Mackerel or Scombridae.

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WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Euthynnus lineatus Kishinouye,

Euthynnus lineatusthe black skipjack or black skipjack tunais a species of euthynns bony fish in the family Scombridae. They are utilized as fly-lined bait fish, chunk bait, or cut bait for fishing down deep. You can sponsor this page. Occasionally with extensive longitudinal stripes of light gray on belly; some individuals have few or no belly markings. Views Read Edit View history.

It belongs to the tribe Thunninibetter known as the tunas. The anal fin has 11 – 12 soft rays and it has a lnieatus count of Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Occasional specimens have extensive longitudinal stripes of light grey on their belly while other individuals have few or no such markings. It is generally iridescent blue in colour with black markings on its back made up of 3 to 5 horizontal stripes, as well as a variable amount of black or dark grey spots above the pelvic fins.


Retrieved 2 November Globally, there are three species in the genus Euthynnusall three being found in Mexican waters, one in the Atlantic and two in the Pacific.

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Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. A large rounded protuberances on 31st and 32nd vertebrae.

Color is generally iridescent blue with black dorsal lneatus composed of 3 to 5 horizontal stripes. Interpelvic process small and bifid. Sign our Guest Book.

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They have 33 to 39 gill rakers. Euthynnus lineatus Kishinouye Their anal fin has 11 to 12 rays and seven finlets. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Their meat is dark and they are viewed by locals as unedible. The spawning of this species has a wide geographical and temporal distribution and in the eastern tropical Pacific lineatuw spawning E bilineatus has been shown to occur over a wide area from coastal to oceanic waters.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Scombrids of the world.

Retrieved from ” https: Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus The Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus, whose common Spanish name is barrilete negro, is one of the most common members of the Mackerel or Scombridae Familywhich are known collectively as macarelas in Mexico. Their caudal fin is large and crescent-shaped with two small keels separated by one large keel at the base. Almadraba US bluefin tuna industry.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus.

This Perciformes article is a stub. For their size they put up a horrific fight. Two stray specimens collected in the Hawaiian Islands.