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Temporal range: Ypresian-recent , 56.0–0 Ma
Tunas (frae top): albacore, Atlantic bluefin, skipjack, yellowfin, bigeye
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Faimily: Scombridae
Subfaimily: Scombrinae
Tribe: Thunnini
Starks, 1910

A tuna is a saltwatter finfish that belangs tae the tribe Thunnini, a sub-groupin o the mackerel faimily (Scombridae) – which thegither wi the tunas, an aa includes the bonitos, mackerels, an Spainyie mackerels. Thunnini comprises fifteen species athort five genera,[2] the sizes o which vary greatly, rangin frae the bullet tuna (max. length: 50 cm (1.6 ft), wicht: 1.8 kg (4 lb)) up tae the Atlantic bluefin tuna (max. length: 4.6 m (15 ft), wicht: 684 kg (1,508 lb)). The bluefin averages 2 m (6.6 ft), an is believed tae live for up tae 50 years.

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  1. "Tribe Thunnini Starks 1910". PBDB.
  2. Graham, Jeffrey B. (2004). "Tuna Comparative Physiology". The Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 4015–4024. doi:10.1242/jeb.01267. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 4 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2012. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)