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Katsuwonus pelamis

Acceptable Market Name(s): Tuna
Common Name(s): Skipjack Tuna
ITIS TSN (See note below): 172401
Hazard Information: HAZ
DNA Sequence(s): Search Katsuwonus pelamis on the FDA Reference Standard Sequence Library
Regulation: 21 CFR 161.90
Vernacular Name(s) (See note below.*): Ocean Bonito | Lesser Tuna | Aku
Flickr: View Katsuwonus pelamis, PHISH 338 on Flickr

* Note: The Vernacular Name(s) (if any listed above) are for CROSS REFERENCE ONLY, and generally not acceptable
for product labeling in interstate commerce. Their use may result in seafood misbranding.

# Note: The Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) link (if available) provides access to taxonomic information for this species
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