Thunnus


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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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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.
Pepsin-like protease activity and the gastric digestion within ex vivo Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis stomachs, as a gastric digestion model.
The most abundant species were Eleutheronema tetradactylum (fourfinger threadfin), Otolithes ruber (tigertooth croaker), Pampus argenteus (silver pomfret), Scomberomorus commerson (narrow-barred Spanish mackerel), Scomberomorus guttatus (Indo-Pacific king mackerel), Pomadasys kaakan (javelin grunter), Epinephelus coioides (orange-spotted grouper), Thunnus tonggol (longtail tuna), Dussumieria (rainbow sardines), Coryphaena hippurus (mahi-mahi), Acanthopagrus latus (yellowfin seabream) and Cynoglossus arel (largescale tonguesole) [2,3] (Figure 1).
The largemesh California drift gillnet (DGN) fishery (1) is one of these five federally managed HMS fisheries, along with the albacore, Thunnus alalunga, surface-hook-and-line fishery, the tuna purse seine fishery, the deep-set longline tuna fishery, and the harpoon swordfish, Xiphias gladius, fishery.
In general, the K coefficients estimated for Stellifer brasiliensis and Stellifer rastrifer were in agreement with those reported for Tilapia zilli (Cichlidae), Thunnus thynnus (Scombridae), and Sprattus sprattus balticus (Clupeidae) (Coward and Bromage, 2002; Aragon et al.
Thermal Acclimation of Skeletal Muscle Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ca2+ATPase (SERCA) in Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus orientalis.
David John Bruce also emailed this very useful information about tunny fish in the North Sea: "Tunnies, or tuna, used to be found in sufficient numbers to make the North Sea, especially off Scarborough, an area famous for captures of the massive blue-fin tunny, thunnus thynnus.
These are: Thunnus Overseas Group, a seafood canning and processing business based in Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar; Mixta, a builder of affordable housing, operating in five North African countries; and Buildworks, a South African company listed on the AltX division of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, that provides heavy building materials and constructs electrical power substations and transmission lines throughout Africa.
Companies it has invested in include telecommunications giants Celtel and MTN, fish processor Thunnus Overseas Group, financial services firms Group NSIA, Continental Re, and Financial Bank (now Oragroup), consumer products Societe d'Articles Hygieniques and entertainment and communications firm Wananchi Group.
Esto representa en la region el primer metodo de aprovechamiento de los desperdicios de las plantas conserveras de sardinas (Sardinella aurita), atunes (Thunnus albacares, Thunnus alalunga, Katsuwonus pelamis) y de fileteados, pero estos son almacenados en condiciones no apropiadas afectandose la calidad del producto.
Tagging of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus, Off the Coast of