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Tonna galea (giant tun)


Wikipedia Abstract

Tonna galea, commonly known as the giant tun, is a species of marine gastropod mollusc in the family Tonnidae (also known as the tun shells). This very large sea snail or tun snail is found in the North Atlantic Ocean as far as the coast of West Africa, in the Mediterranean Sea and the Caribbean Sea. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Il-Bahar bejn Rdum Majjiesa u Ras ir-Raheb 2097 Malta  
Parco marino di Punta degli Infreschi 12143 Italy  



Aetobatus narinari (White-spotted eagle ray)[1]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[2]


North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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