Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:6114473e-8268-48b3-b7f6-4ba203b30ede

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Euthynnus affinis
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Description

Mackerel Tuna can be recognised by the pattern of broken diagonal lines on the upper sides and two or five dark spots above the

. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Mackerel Tuna is a silver fish with a distinctive pattern of broken diagonal stripes on the upper sides of the body and two or five dark spots above the pelvic fin. It is a streamlined fast-swimming fish with crescent shaped tail. It forms schools with other species of tuna and mackerel, with numbers from 100 to over 5,000 fish.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet
Wikipedia
Images

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Euthynnus affinis

Common Names

Common name Source
Mackerel Tuna
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Bonito
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Jack Mackerel
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Kawa Kawa
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Little Tuna
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Little Tunny
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Black Skipjack
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Black Skipjack Tuna
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Diverg-bonito
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Dwarf Bonito
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Eastern Little Tuna
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False Albacore
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Island Bonito
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Island Skipjack
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Kawakawa
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Lesser Bonito
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Oceanic Bonito
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Wavy-back Skipjack
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Yaito Bonito
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
PERCIFORMES
suborder
SCOMBROIDEI
family
SCOMBRIDAE
genus
Euthynnus
species
Euthynnus affinis  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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