Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Aldabra World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Azores World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Azores Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Chagos World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Chagos World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Comores World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Comores World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Comores World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Djibouti World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Eritrea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Madagascar World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Madagascar World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mauritius World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mauritius World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mauritius World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Reunion World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Reunion World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Reunion World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Rodriguez World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Seychelles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Seychelles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Seychelles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa (country) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Western Indian Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
  • 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
Latitude min
Additional detail -42.7 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 51.3 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • 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
Longitude min
Additional detail -180 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 176.78 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>
Habitat
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  
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  
Habitat
Additional detail bar
  • Bar
    A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. Bars tend to be long and narrow (linear) and develop where a current (or waves) promote deposition of granular material, resulting in localized shallowing (shoaling) of the water. Bars can appear in the sea, in a lake, or in a river. They are typically composed of sand, although could be of any granular matter that the moving water has access to and is capable of shifting around (for example, soil, silt, gravel, cobble, shingle, or even boulders). The grain size of the material comprising a bar is related: to the size of the waves or the strength of the currents moving the material, but the availability of material to be worked by waves and currents is also important.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000167
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental shelf
  • Continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • Mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mount
  • Mount
    A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000264
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 pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail peninsula
  • Peninsula
    A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000305
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail photic zone
  • Photic zone
    The zone of an ocean from the surface to 200m where photosynthesis can occur, due to the penetration of light.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000209
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
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 surface water 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  
Feeds on
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  • Has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
Has parasite
Additional detail Ectenurus lepidocybii GloBI  
Additional detail Hexostoma thynni GloBI  
Additional detail Nasicola klawei GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Blue Tang GloBI  
Additional detail Pantropical Spotted Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Spinner Dolphin GloBI  
Water depth max
Additional detail 4,700 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.038 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.79 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 1.48 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 29.34 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.48 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 152.03 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.022 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.51 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 2.49 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.28 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 105.21 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 40.54 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 31.06 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 37.26 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>
Total life span max
Additional detail 9 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Thunnus albacares</i>
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  

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