Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Scombridae > Genus: Sarda > Species: Sarda sarda

Atlantic bonito - Sarda sarda (Bloch, 1793)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5836

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Atlantic bonito English Fishbase
Atlantische boniter Dutch Fishbase
Belted bonito English Fishbase
Bonite à dos rayé French Fishbase
Bonito Dutch Fishbase
Bonito German Fishbase
Bonito Portuguese Fishbase
Bonito Spanish Fishbase
Bonito atlántico Spanish Fishbase
Bonito del Atlántico Spanish Fishbase
Bonito-do-Atlântico Portuguese Fishbase
Bonitol Spanish Fishbase
Bonitu Spanish Fishbase
Bonnicou Italian Fishbase
Cavaritu imperiali Italian Fishbase
Cerda Spanish Fishbase
Doriki Greek Fishbase
Horse mackerel English Fishbase
Koini Greek Fishbase
Lacherda Romanian Fishbase
Lakerda Bulgarian Fishbase
Paamie Italian Fishbase
Palametto Italian Fishbase
Palamia Italian Fishbase
Palamída Greek Fishbase
Palamida Romanian Fishbase
Palamida Serbian Fishbase
Palamida Slovenian Fishbase
Palamide Italian Fishbase
Palamit Maltese Fishbase
Palamita Italian Fishbase
Palamiti Albanian Fishbase
Palamitu maiaticus Italian Fishbase
Palamud Bulgarian Fishbase
Palamut Turkish Fishbase
Palamut torik Turkish Fishbase
Palovnic Serbian Fishbase
Parantuni Italian Fishbase
Pastirica Serbian Fishbase
Pastrica Serbian Fishbase
Pelamid English Fishbase
Pelamida Italian Fishbase
Pelamida Polish Fishbase
Pelamida Romanian Fishbase
Pelamida Russian Fishbase
Pelamida Swedish Fishbase
Pelamide Danish Fishbase
Pelamide German Fishbase
Pelamide Norwegian Fishbase
Pelamide Swedish Fishbase
Pelamit Maltese Fishbase
Pilamitu Italian Fishbase
Pirantuni Italian Fishbase
Pisantuni Italian Fishbase
Plamtu Maltese Fishbase
Polanda Serbian Fishbase
Polandra Serbian Fishbase
Rákungur Icelandic Fishbase
Ryggstrimmig pelamid Swedish Fishbase
Rygstribet pelamide Danish Fishbase
Sangulu Italian Fishbase
Sarda Finnish Fishbase
Sargasto Serbian Fishbase
Sarica Serbian Fishbase
Sarrajâo Portuguese Fishbase
Scurma Italian Fishbase
Serra Portuguese Fishbase
Sgamiru Italian Fishbase
Sgonfietto Italian Fishbase
Short finned tunny English Fishbase
Stripe-backed pelamis English Fishbase
Stripet pelamide Norwegian Fishbase
Strombo Italian Fishbase
Ternata Greek Fishbase
Tombarel Serbian Fishbase
Tombarello Italian Fishbase
Torik Turkish Fishbase
Toriki Greek Fishbase
Touliki Greek Fishbase
Trup lacherda Serbian Fishbase
Tunnacchiu Italian Fishbase
Turuk Bulgarian Fishbase
Unechter Bonito German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Palamita sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Pelamis sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Pelamys sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Sarda mediterranea (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sarda pelamys (Brünnich, 1768)
Scomber mediterraneus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scomber palamitus Rafinesque, 1810
Scomber ponticus Pallas, 1814
Thynnus brachypterus Cuvier, 1829
Thynnus sardus (Bloch, 1793)
Scomber sarda Bloch, 1793

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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