The PEDIGREE of
Tribe Thunnini (Tunas)

     ('Children' listed in approximate order of cladistic closeness to true tunas)

 "Child(ren)":       Genus Thunnus (True Tunas)   ;   Katsuwonus (skipjack tunas)   ;   Euthynnus (little tunas)   ;   Auxis (frigate tunas)   ;   Allothunnus (slender tunas)
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/-- Superphylum Deuterostomia (kin)   +====> [ 65]
/-- Phylum Chordata
/-- Clade Craniata
/-- Subphylum Vertebrata
/-- Infraphylum Gnathostomata (Jawed Vertebrates)
/-- Microphylum Teleostomi (Bony fishes & Spiny sharks)
/-- Superclass Osteichthyes (Bony fishes)
/-- Class Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)
/-- Subclass Neopterygii
/-- Infraclass Teleostei
/-- Superorder Acanthopterygii
/-- Order Perciformes
/-- Suborder Scombroidei
/-- Family Scombridae (Mackerels and Tunas)
/-- Subfamily Scombrinae
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- Tribe Thunnini (Tunas)
 

 
  ``1-Great Grandchild:''       Albacore Tuna
 

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