Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>

TraitBank assembles data records from many providers. Select a row for more details about the record, or search TraitBank.

Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
-42.7 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
51.3 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Additional detail
-180 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Additional detail
176.78 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

 
body length (CMO)
Additional detail
239 cm male or unsexed
FishBase  
 
body mass max
Additional detail
200.0 kg
FishBase  

Ecology

 
habitat
Additional detail
bay
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail
ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
oceanic island
  • oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
peak
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
subtropical
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
temperate
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
thermocline
  • thermocline
    A layer within a water body where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002269
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
tropical
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
brackish water environment
FishBase  
Additional detail
marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
Additional detail
oceanic pelagic zone biome
  • oceanic pelagic zone biome
    The oceanic epipelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column offshore, beyond a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000033
FishBase  
Additional detail
sea water environment
FishBase  
Additional detail
sea water environment
FishBase  
 
water depth min
Additional detail
1 m
FishBase  
 
water depth max
Additional detail
250 m
FishBase  
Additional detail
4,700 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail
0.038 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
Additional detail
36.79 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
Additional detail
1.48 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
Additional detail
29.34 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail
0.48 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
Additional detail
152.03 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail
0.022 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
Additional detail
2.51 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail
2.49 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
Additional detail
7.28 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
Additional detail
40.54 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail
105.21 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
Additional detail
31.06 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
Additional detail
37.26 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
total life span max
Additional detail
9 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
Additional detail
9 years
FishBase  

Conservation

 
population trend
Additional detail
Decreasing
IUCN  
 
conservation status
Additional detail
near threatened
  • near threatened
    A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
IUCN  
 
extinction status
Additional detail
extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!