Comparative Anatomy and Systematics of the Tunas, Genus Thunnus

By: Gibbs, R.H., Jr. & B. Collette

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USFWS Fish. Bull. Vol.66, No.1. 1967. 26cm. Pp.65. Figures, tables. Paperback.

Comparative Anatomy and Systematics of the Tunas ; seven species considered valid. Comparative anatomy is described and characters are given for differentiating the species by means of counts and measurements and by comparison of the skeletal, visceral and vascular systems. The systematics of the genus is characterised with respect to other genera of the Scombridae, and for each species a synonymy, a resume of distinctive characters, discussion of type specimens and nomenclatural problems, and a review of known geographic distribution are given.

Title: Comparative Anatomy and Systematics of the Tunas, Genus Thunnus

Author: Gibbs, R.H., Jr. & B. Collette

Categories: Marine Fishes Reprints,

Inventory number: 004780

Keywords: Comparative Anatomy and Systematics of the Tunas, Genus Thunnus, RMEK1973