Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus 1758)

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 311

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8132-FE91-EDFC-CBFD1ACA08DC

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scientific name

Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus 1758)
status

 

Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus 1758)  —Skipjack tuna

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Ningin Island, New Ireland by Munro (1958: 263); also reported from New Ireland as Euthynnus alletteratus  (non Rafinesque, 1814) by Munro (1958: 263). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 3.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Pelagic, schooling offshore, 0–260 m depth. Marine.