Tonna galea   (Linnaeus, 1758)

giant tun

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Tonnidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 2359 m (Ref. 109264).  Tropical, preferred 25°C (Ref. 107945); 35°N - 38°S, 97°E - 0°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 18.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is found on offshore coral reefs, cienaga facies, bays and coves, particularly on holothurians, rock, sand and shell habitats (Ref. 83934). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Allen, G.R. and S.A. McKenna. 2001. (Ref. 75725)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 4.7 - 13.9, mean 7.6 (based on 862 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown