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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Scombridae Mackerels, tunas, bonitos
Subfamily: Scombrinae
Genus: Auxis

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4 species
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Eastern Central Pacific.
Max. Length 40 cm FL
Auxis brachydorax Collette & Aadland, 1996

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Auxis brachydorax
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Max. Length 36.5 cm FL

 
Auxis eudorax
[]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Auxis rochei (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Auxis rochei
[Bullet tuna]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 65 cm FL
Auxis thazard (Lacepède, 1800)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Auxis thazard
[Frigate tuna]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Auxis brachydorax Eastern Central Pacific. 40 FL 1996
Auxis eudorax Eastern Pacific. 36.5 FL 1996
Auxis rochei Bullet tuna Atlantic, Indian and Paci 50 FL 1810
Auxis thazard Frigate tuna Atlantic, Indian and Paci 65 FL 1800



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