|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Scombridae||Euthynnus alletteratus||(Rafinesque)||1810||Little Tunny|
Unique Characters: Two small keels and a large median keel between them on either side of caudal peduncle. 7-10 dorsal and 7-10 anal finlets. Adipose eyelids absent. Teeth in jaws slender, conical, hardly compressed. Corselet of scales well developed. Upper surface of tongue with 2 longitudinal ridges. 9-16 spines in first dorsal fin. First and second dorsal fins barely separated, at most by eye diameter. 12-16 spines in first dorsal fin. Interpelvic process bifid and short, much shorter than pelvic fin rays. No dark longitudinal stripes on belly. Gill rakers 19 to 45 on first arch. Body naked behind corselet of enlarged and thickened scales. Black spots usually present between pectoral- and pelvic-fin bases. 26 or 27 pectoral-fin rays.
Similar Species: None