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Tribe Thunnini Starks 1910 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Scombridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352611

Alternative spelling: Thunninae

Full reference: E. C. Starks. 1910. The Osteology and mutual relationships of the fishes belonging to the Family Scombridae. Journal of Morphology 21(1):77-99

Parent taxon: Scombrinae according to K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov 2011

Sister taxa: Eocoelopomini, Scomberomorini, Scombrini, Scombrinus

Subtaxa: Allothunnus, Auxis, Eothynnus, Euthynnus, Katsuwonus, Thunnus, Woodwardella

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore