Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Santhosh, B and Rohit, Prathibha and Abdussamad, E M and Megarajan, Sekhar (2017) Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 153-159. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Abstract

    The yellowfin tuna is a large sized tuna with deep yellow fins and finlets. It is characterized by its fusiform shape with metallic dark blue colouration. Body is elongate, fusiform and slightly compressed, with depth less than 25 % of fork length. Caudal peduncle is very slender. First gill arch has 26-34 gill rakers. Two dorsal fins are separated by a narrow interspace. Dorsal fin is followed by 9 free finlets and anal fin is followed by 7-10 finlets. Dorsal and anal fins are very long in large specimens.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Demersal Fishes > Tunas
    Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 05:58
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 05:58
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15003

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