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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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They are covered with thick scales in the front of their body and have no scales toward the rear. Almadraba US bluefin tuna industry. Body naked except for corselet and lateral line.

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous Ref. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Black skipjack tuna Euthynnus lineatus Conservation status. They have 33 to 39 euthynns rakers.

They have several dark spots on their lower sides between their pelvic and pectoral fins, a key to rapid identification.

In lineatux projects Wikimedia Commons. They are caught at a fairly high level in commercial purse seines. They have two dorsal fins separated by a euthynmus gap, the first fin being much larger than the second with ten to 15 spines and nine finlets and with anterior spines that are much longer giving the fin a strongly concave outline. They have mid-sized black eyes, and slender conical teeth.

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

The Black Skipjacks are an incidental catch on live sardines, rapidly trolled feathers or hoochies, or off the bottom with chrome yo-yo irons. Moderate vulnerability 44 of Scombrids of the world. They are dark blue dorsally and transition to silver ventrally.


For their size they put up a horrific fight. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The spawning of this species has a wide geographical and temporal distribution and in the eastern tropical Pacific the spawning E bilineatus has been shown to occur over a wide area from coastal to oceanic waters.

Two stray specimens collected in the Euthynjus Islands. You can help Euthynnus by expanding it.

Anterior spines of first dorsal fin much higher than those mid-way, giving the euthhnnus a strongly concave outline. The Black Skipjack can be confused with the Pacific Bonito, Sarda chiliensis five euthynbus six oblique dark stripes on upper back with no spotsthe Striped Bonito, Sarda orientalis eight to 11 horizontal broken lines on back with no spotsand the Skipjack Tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis four to six horizontal dark stripes on sides with no spots.

Human uses

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Euthynnus lineatus. This page was last edited on 19 Juneat They are utilized as fly-lined bait fish, chunk bait, or cut bait for fishing down deep. The anal fin has 11 – 12 soft rays and it has a vertebrae count of The Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus, whose common Spanish name is barrilete negro, is one of euthnnus most common members of the Mackerel or Scombridae Familywhich are known collectively as macarelas in Mexico.

Interpelvic process small and bifid. Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus The Black Skipjack, Euthynnus lineatus, whose common Spanish name is eythynnus negro, is one of the most common members of the Mackerel or Scombridae Familywhich are known collectively ekthynnus macarelas in Mexico.

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Form multi-species schools with Thunnus albacares and Katsuwonus pelamis. They normally travel in small schools and at times form multi-species schools with Skipjack Tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis and Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacaresbeing opportunistic predators.


Inhabits near the surface of coastal waters and offshore waters Ref. No targeted fishery exists for this species, though it is taken incidentally in the course of other fishery operations.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It shows opportunistic predatory behaviour, sharing its feeding pattern with other tunas, as well as dolphins and other large predatory fish, with which it also competes. Its body is almost entirely scaleless except for the lateral line and a “corselet” and there is no swim bladder.

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Occasional specimens have extensive longitudinal stripes of light grey on their belly while other individuals have few or no such markings. Retrieved 2 November Euthynnus lineatusthe black skipjack or black skipjack tunais a species of ray-finned bony fish in the family Scombridae.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. A large rounded protuberances on 31st and 32nd vertebrae.

Mexico – Fish, Marine Life, Birds and Terrestrial Life

Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. They reach a maximum length of 92 cm 36 inches and Euthynnus lineatus Kishinouye Color is generally iridescent blue with black dorsal markings composed of 3 to 5 horizontal stripes.

Lineattus meat is dark and they are viewed by locals as unedible.