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Related to Thunnus: Thunnus albacares, Physeter
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Noun1.Thunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishesThunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishes    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Scombridae, Scombridae - marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
horse mackerel, Thunnus thynnus, bluefin, bluefin tuna - largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
Thunnus albacares, yellowfin, yellowfin tuna - may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics
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Recent records of juvenile white sharks in the south part of the Gulf of California suggest that the area can be used by this species to feed (Jaime-Rivera et al., 2014; Marquez-Farias & Lara-Mendoza, 2017), as the presence of other potential prey like the longtail stingray Hypanus longus, the black skipjack Euthynnus lineatus, and the yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares have also been reported (Ulloa-Ramirez et al., 2008).
Abstract--Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) of the western Atlantic Ocean are often incidentally caught in the pelagic longline fishery that targets swordfish (Xiphias gladius) and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the Gulf of Mexico.
In Australia, only adults of Caligus chiastos Lin and Ho, 2003 parasitize farmed southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872), and cause eye damage eventually leading to blindness (Hayward et al.
Soltanizadeh, "Impact of high voltage electric field thawing on the quality of frozen tuna fish (Thunnus albacares)," Journal of Food Engineering, vol.
Characterization of large pelagic stocks (Thunnus thynnus L., Thunnus alalunga Bonn, Sarda sarda Bloch, Xiphias gladius L.) in the Mediterranean.
Selon L'ONSSA, l'echantillonnage porte sur 36 especes de poisson debarques sur les cotes marocaines et parmi les plus consommees au Maroc, a savoir Sardina pilchardus, Scomber sp, Genypterus spp, Sardinella aurita, Engraulis specie, Pagellus acarne, Boops boops, Sarda sarda, Trisopterus minutus, Trachurus trachurus, Pollachius pollachius, Conger conger, Sparus aurata, Hypomesus pretiosus, Xiphias gladius, Grondin, Dicologoglossa cuneata, Katsuwonus pelamis, merluccius merluccius, Mugil labrosus, Umbrina canariensis, Pagellus bellottii, Orcynopsis unicolor, Raja species, Scorpaena elongata, Pomadasys incisus, Rouget, Lepidopus caudatus, Aphanopus carbo, Zeus faber, Diplodus vulgaris, Solea solea, Requins, Thunnus species, euthynnus specie et Trachinus armatus.
Araujo and Cedeno-Macias (2016) investigated Cd and Pb levels in liver and muscle tissue of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) caught from other areas of the Ecuadorian coasts.
Age structure and growth of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus, L.) in the capture-based aquaculture in the Mediterranean Sea.
Among the tunas, yellowfin (Thunnus albacares) are the second most harvested species after skipjack (ISSF 2017).
Pepsin-like protease activity and the gastric digestion within ex vivo Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis stomachs, as a gastric digestion model.