genus Thunnus

noun
tunas: warm-blooded fishes
Syn: ↑Thunnus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Thunnus — Taxobox name = Tuna fossil range = Middle Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume = 364 issue =… …   Wikipedia

  • Thunnus — noun tunas: warm blooded fishes • Syn: ↑genus Thunnus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thunnus tonggol — Longtail tuna Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Thunnus albacares — noun may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics • Syn: ↑yellowfin, ↑yellowfin tuna • Hypernyms: ↑tuna, ↑tunny • Member Holonyms: ↑Thunnus, ↑genus Thunnus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thunnus thynnus — noun largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics • Syn: ↑bluefin, ↑bluefin tuna, ↑horse mackerel • Hypernyms: ↑tuna, ↑tunny • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orcynus thunnus — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tuna — Tuna, are several species of ocean dwelling fish in the family Scombridae, mostly in the genus Thunnus . Tunas are fast swimmers they have been clocked at 70 km/h (45 mph) and include several species that are warm blooded. Unlike most fish… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern bluefin tuna — Conservation status Critically Endangered ( …   Wikipedia

  • Bigeye tuna — Taxobox name = Bigeye tuna status = VU status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Scombridae genus = Thunnus species = T. obesus range range map caption= binomial = Thunnus… …   Wikipedia

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