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The Little Tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus. Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles 1998. Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Marine Fisheries.

Species Name: Euthynnus alletteratus Rafinesque, 1810
Common Name: Little Tunny
False Albacore
Synonymy: Scomber alletteratus
Scomber quadripunctatus
Thynnus leachianus
Thynnus thunina
Euthynnus quadripunctatus
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Animalia Chordata Osteichthyes Perciformes Scombridae Euthynnus
  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

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  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

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  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

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  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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