WoRMS taxon details

Allothunnus fallai Serventy, 1948

219707  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219707)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description An occasionally schooling species which feeds mainly on krill (euphausids), and also on squids and small fishes. Juveniles...  
Description An occasionally schooling species which feeds mainly on krill (euphausids), and also on squids and small fishes. Juveniles are found between 20 and 35°S at surface temperatures ranging from 19 to 24°C. Its flesh is paler than that of most true tunas and is very oily, but the cooked meat has fine eating qualities. Marketed mostly fresh. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Allothunnus fallai Serventy, 1948. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219707 on 2018-02-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

basis of record  (ofGasterochisma fallai (Serventy, 1948)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description An occasionally schooling species which feeds mainly on krill (euphausids), and also on squids and small fishes. Juveniles are found between 20 and 35°S at surface temperatures ranging from 19 to 24°C. Its flesh is paler than that of most true tunas and is very oily, but the cooked meat has fine eating qualities. Marketed mostly fresh. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English slender tuna  [details]
Spanish atún lanzón  [details]