Species under Tonna
n= 18
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Tonna allium
(Dillwyn, 1817)
costate tun Indo-West Pacific 10
Tonna ampullacea
(Philippi, 1845)
Western Central Pacific
Tonna canaliculata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
channeled tun Indo-West Pacific 14.5
Tonna cepa
(Röding, 1798)
channeled tunshell Western Pacific
Tonna chinensis
(Dillwyn, 1817)
Western Pacific
Tonna cumingii
(Reeve, 1849)
Western Central Pacific 12.5
Tonna dolium
(Linnaeus, 1758)
spotted tun Indo-Pacific 15
Tonna galea
(Linnaeus, 1758)
giant tun Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 18
Tonna lischkeana
(Küster, 1857)
Western Central Pacific
Tonna maculosa
(Dillwyn, 1817)
Western Atlantic
Tonna melanostoma
(Jay, 1839)
Southwest Pacific
Tonna olearium
(Linnaeus, 1758)
oily tun Cosmopolitan 23
Tonna pennata
(Morch, 1852)
Atlantic partridge tun Western Central Pacific and Atlantic
Tonna perdix
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Pacific partridge tun Indo-Pacific 20
Tonna sulcosa
(Born, 1778)
banded tun Indo-West Pacific 13
Tonna tessellata
(Lamarck, 1816)
mosaic tun Indo-West Pacific 10
Tonna tetracotula
Hedley, 1919
Southwest Pacific
Tonna zonata
(Green, 1830)
Western Central Pacific
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