Definition of Katsuwonus
1. Noun. Oceanic bonitos; in some classifications placed in its own family Katsuwonidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Scombridae, Scombridae
Member holonyms: Bonito, Katsuwonus Pelamis, Oceanic Bonito
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Katsuwonus
Literary usage of Katsuwonus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Liberalising Fisheries Markets: Scope and Effects by OECD Staff, Committee for Fisheries (2003)
"The most important to international trade are skipjack (Euthynnus pelamis/katsuwonus pelamis), yellowfin (Thunnus albacares/ ..."
2. Fish Fermentation Technology by Cherl-Ho Lee, Keith H. Steinkraus, P.J. Alan Reilly (1993)
"... Awds spp. and katsuwonus spp. are used to prepare fermented products, as a by-product of the main use of these species. (9) Since shellfish are of minor ..."
3. La Niña and Its Impacts: Facts and Speculation by Michael H. Glantz (2002)
"For example, skipjack tuna (katsuwonus pelamis) are tied to the highly oxygenated upper layers due to their extreme metabolic rates associated with ..."