Also known as oceanic bonito.
- Back is dark purplish-blue, fading to silvery lower sides and belly
- 4 to 6 horizontal stripes on lower part of sides
- Relatively short pectoral fins
Similar Species: Little tunny, E. alletteratus; and Atlantic bonito, S. sarda (both have stripes on back, not on lower sides)
Size: Up to 43 inches
Feed on fishes and invertebrates