Tonna perdix   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pacific partridge tun

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Tonnidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 349), usually 5 - 10 m (Ref. 349).  Tropical; 38°N - 37°S, 30°E - 89°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: from Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Red Sea (Sudan and Egypt), to India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, to Pitcairn and as far east to Galapagos Islands, north to Japan and Hawaii, and south to Australia and New Zealand.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 13.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Caught in trawl nets or in fish traps (Ref. 349). Maximum depth from Ref. 105535. Intertidal to subtidal (Ref. 106232). On fine (Ref. 105535) sandy bottoms (Ref. 349) and on coral reefs (Ref. 106681). Dead shells rarely found on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Feeds on holothurians on reef flats (Ref. 106232). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.2 - 29.2, mean 28.3 (based on 3584 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown