Definition of Genus Thunnus

1. Noun. Tunas: warm-blooded fishes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thunnus

genus Thermobia
genus Thermopsis
genus Thespesia
genus Thevetia
genus Thielavia
genus Thiobacillus
genus Thlaspi
genus Thomomys
genus Threskiornis
genus Thrinax
genus Thrips
genus Thryothorus
genus Thuja
genus Thujopsis
genus Thunbergia
genus Thunnus (current term)
genus Thylacinus
genus Thylogale
genus Thymus
genus Thyrsopteris
genus Thysanocarpus
genus Tiarella
genus Tibicen
genus Tichodroma
genus Tilapia
genus Tilia
genus Tillandsia
genus Tilletia
genus Timalia
genus Tinca

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 Handw├Ârterbuch 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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