Thunnus secretus Bannikov 1979 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Full reference: A. F. Bannikov. 1979. Tuntsovye i ikh filogeneticheskiye otnosheniya. Paleontological Journal 13(3):97-107

Belongs to Thunnus according to K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov 2011

See also Bannikov 1979

Sister taxa: Thunnus (Alciola), Thunnus abchazicus, Thunnus alalunga, Thunnus albacares, Thunnus atlanticus, Thunnus krambergeri, Thunnus lanceolatus, Thunnus latior, Thunnus maccoyii, Thunnus obesus, Thunnus orientalis, Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus tonggol, Thynnus (Orcynus) scaldisii, Thynnus angustus, Thynnus scaldisii, Thynnus proximus, Thynnus bolcensis

Type specimen: TMRS P-75, a skeleton. Its type locality is Verkhovina Bystraya, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in the Krosno Series Formation of Ukraine.

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Verkhovina Bystraya

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