Definition of Genus Thunnus
1. Noun. Tunas: warm-blooded fishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Scombridae, Scombridae
Member holonyms: Tuna, Tunny, Bluefin, Bluefin Tuna, Horse Mackerel, Thunnus Thynnus, Thunnus Albacares, Yellowfin, Yellowfin Tuna
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Literary usage of Genus Thunnus
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1. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"... section as "bonito"; those taken have weighed 15 to 30 pounds. The fish is not regarded with any favor as food in North Carolina. Genus THUNNUS South. ..."
2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"From the ocean bonito it may be readily distinguished by the absence of a curve in the lateral line and in having no stripes. genus Thunnus SOUTH The Great ..."
3. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1837)
"... and Professor of Chemistry in the University of Oxford 326 On the Temperature of some Fishes of the genus Thunnus. ..."
4. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"... it has an air-bladder, which is wanting in the common Mackerel. In the genus Thunnus the anal and the second dorsal fins have each from 7 to 10 ..."
5. Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States: Annotated for Statistical ...edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun (2006)
"... 1.1 cf/kg 10 Flounder kg 20 Rock sole (Pleuronectes bilineatus) kg 30 Yellowfin sole (Pleuronectes asper) kg 95 Other J kg Tunas (of the genus Thunnus), ..."
6. J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-literarisches Handwörterbuch Zur Geschichte by Johann Christian Poggendorff, Arthur Joachim Oettingen (1863)
"On the temperature of fishes of the genus Thunnus (Ib. 1835). Experiments on the blood in connexion with the theory of respiration (Ib. 1838). ..."
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