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Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito; Watermelon; Victor fish; Tuna links; Tuna ham; Tuna; Tonno; Stripy; Stripped tuna; Stripey; Striped tunny; Striped tuna; Striped bonito; Striped bellied tunny; Striped bellied bonito; Skiy jack; Skippy; Skipper; Skipjack-tuna; Skipjack tuna fish; Skipjack Tuna; Skipjack; Oceanic skipjack; Oceanic bonito; Ocean bonito; Mushmouth; Lesser tunny; Club mackerel; Atu; Atlantic bonito; Arctic bonito; Bonito; Barriolet; Banjo)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, is a medium-sized perciform fish in the tuna family, Scombridae. It is otherwise known as the aku, arctic bonito, mushmouth, oceanic bonito, striped tuna, or victor fish. It grows up to 1 m (3 ft) in length. It is a cosmopolitan pelagic fish found in tropical and warm-temperate waters. It is a very important species for fisheries.
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Maximum Longevity [3]  12 years
Migration [4]  Oceanodromous
Water Biome [1]  Pelagic, Coastal
Adult Weight [2]  41.833 lbs (18.975 kg)
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Female Maturity [3]  3 years

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Aegean Sea; Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Andaman Island; Andaman Sea; Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Arabian Sea; Aruba; Ascension Island; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Atulayan Bay; Australia; Bahamas; Bangladesh; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belgium; Belize; Benguela Current; Benin; Bermuda; Brazil; British Indian Ocean Tr.; Brunei Darussalam; Calauag Bay; California Current; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Carigara Bay; Cayman Islands; Celtic-Biscay Shelf; Chagos Islands; Chile; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Comoros; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Congo, Republic of; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Cosmopolitan in tropical and warm-temperate waters. Not found in the eastern Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 28950) and the Black Sea. Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Côte d'Ivoire; Davao Gulf; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East Central Australian Shelf; East China Sea; East Timor; Ecuador; El Salvador; England and Wales (UK); Equatorial Guinea; Fiji Islands; France; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Gabon; Galapagos Islands; Gambia; Germany, Fed. Rep.; Ghana; Gibraltar; Great Barrier Reef; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of California; Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Oman; Guyana; Haiti; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Humboldt Current; Iberian Coastal; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Ireland; Isle of Man; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Johnston Island; Jordan; Kenya; Kermadec Islands; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Leyte Gulf; Liberia; Madagascar; Madeira Islands; Malaysia; Maldives; Malta; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Middle Bank; Monaco; Montserrat; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Netherlands; Netherlands Antilles; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; North Sea; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Norway; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Is. (Trust Tr.); Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Saint Helena; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Rogatien Bank; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Sao Tomé and Principe; Scotian Shelf; Sea of Marmara; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Singapore; Slovenia; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southwest Chilean Waters; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Sweden; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Togo; Tokelau; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tuamoto Islands; Turkey; Turks and Caicos Is.; Tuvalu; US Minor Outlying Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Uruguay; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Wake Island; Wallis and Futuna Is.; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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