Euthynnus alletteratus. This schooling fish lives in a great deal of the oceans and seas, preferring the open waters and coastal ocean zones. The Little Tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus. Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of . Species Fact Sheets. Euthynnus alletteratus (Rafinesque, ). See tree map display tree map. FAO Names. En – Little tunny(= skipj), Fr – Thonine.
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Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Anterior spines of first dorsal fin much higher than the those mid-way, giving the fin a strongly concave outline. Interpelvic process small and bifid.
Body naked except for corselet and lateral line. Incipient protuberances on 33rd and 34th vertebrae.
Little tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus
Back with broken oblique stripes Ref. Caudal peduncle with finlets. Dark stripes on the back and with dark spots between pelvic and pectoral fins Ref.
This schooling species is an opportunistic predator which feeds on virtually allettfratus within its range, i. Eggs and larvae are pelagic Ref. Specialized traps madragues are used in Tunisia and Morocco.
Diving bird flocks may indicate large schools Ref. Utilized fresh, dried-salted, smoked, canned and frozen Ref. A popular game fish Ref. Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity Reproduction Spawning Eggs Fecundity Larvae Eggs are shed in several batches when the water is euthynnuz. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Scombrids of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of tunas, mackerels, bonitos and related species known to date.
Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.
Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.
High vulnerability 57 of You can sponsor this page. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been alletteratuz. Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous Ref.
Found in neritic waters close inshore Ref. Eggs are shed in several batches when the water is warmest. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.
Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Entered by Papasissi, Christine. Sign our Guest Book. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.