Albacore Tuna (species: Thunnus alalunga) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Thunnus alalunga
Albacore Tuna
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Scombridae
Genus Thunnus
Species Thunnus alalunga
Status insufficient data to assess

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Fowler, A.M., J.M. Leis and I.M. Suthers (2008). Onshore-offshore distribution and abundance of tuna larvae (Pisces: Scombridae: Thunnini) in near-reef waters of the Coral Sea, Fisheries Bulletin, 106: 405-416. LIRS catalog number 1152.