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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae Mackerels, tunas, bonitos
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Genus: Katsuwonus

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Photo by Freitas, R.

Cosmopolitan in tropical
Max. Length 110 cm FL
Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Katsuwonus pelamis
[Skipjack tuna]
1 Species of Family Scombridae
Subfamily: Scombrinae with Genus Katsuwonus
(Mackerels, tunas, bonitos)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Katsuwonus pelamis Skipjack tuna Cosmopolitan in tropical 110 FL



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