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Euthynnus affinis

(Euthynnus affinis)

Description

Euthynnus affinis, the kawakawa or mackerel tuna, is a species of ray-finned bony fish in the family Scombridae, or mackerel family. It belongs to the tribe Thunnini, better known as the tunas. This is an Indo-Pacific species which is found from the Red Sea to French Polynesia.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Scombridae
Genus:Euthynnus
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