genus Euthynnus


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Noun1.genus Euthynnus - a genus of Scombridae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Scombridae, Scombridae - marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna
Euthynnus pelamis, skipjack, skipjack tuna - oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
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The Atlantic little tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus (Rafinesque, 1810) is the only member of the genus Euthynnus distributed in Atlantic and Mediterranean waters (Collette and Nauen, 1983; El-Haweet et al., 2013).