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Albacore tuna

(Thunnus alalunga)

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Description

Thunnus alalunga ( Bonnaterre,1788),known by the common name albacore,is a species of fish belonging to the family of the Scombridae ( tunas ) with a natural distribution in the tropical and subtropical waters of all the oceans and in the Mediterranean Sea.

Taxonomic tree:

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