General Information
NameSkipjack tuna
Scientific NameKatsuwonus pelamis
DescriptionThe skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, is a medium-sized perciform fish in the tuna family, Scombridae. It is otherwise known as the aku, arctic bonito, mushmouth, oceanic bonito, striped tuna, or victor fish. It grows up to 1 m (3 ft) in length. It is a cosmopolitan pelagic fish found in tropical and warm-temperate waters. It is a very important species for fisheries.
Primary IDFOOD00476
Picture486
Classification
GroupAquatic foods
Sub-GroupFishes
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID172401
Wikipedia IDSkipjack tuna
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Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.