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Atlantic bluefin tuna


The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is a species of tuna in the family Scombridae. It is variously known as the northern bluefin tuna giant bluefin tuna ( for ...

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna - National Geographic


The Atlantic bluefin tuna is one of the largest, fastest, and most gorgeously colored of all the world's fishes. Their torpedo-shaped, streamlined bodies are built for ...

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna | Oceana


Like many open ocean bony fishes, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna start out as extremely tiny larvae, no more than a few millimeters long and weighing only a few ...

Bluefin Tuna | Species | WWF


Bluefin are the largest tuna. Illegal fishing of Atlantic bluefin is a big problem and the fishery has been plagued by lack of enforcement and control. Support WWF ...

Why Some Chefs Just Can't Quit Serving Bluefin Tuna : The Salt : NPR


Jan 7, 2015 ... The IUCN says the Atlantic bluefin tuna is endangered. Its stocks have declined globally between 29 percent and 51 percent over the past 21 to ...

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) - Office of Protected ...


Feb 27, 2013 ... Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) Photo: NOAA. Did You Know? · "Weak" fishing hooks protect bluefin tuna in Gulf of Mexico, but allow catch of ...

Bluefin Facts - Operation Blue Rage


The bluefin tuna is speeding towards extinction and Sea Shepherd is going to do everything in our power to put the brakes ... Facts About Atlantic Bluefin Tuna ...

Atlantic bluefin tuna | WWF


There are 2 populations of Atlantic bluefin tuna: a smaller western population which spawns in the Gulf of Mexico, and a larger eastern population which spawns ...

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: sustainability at risk | WWF


If we were to name an iconic species of the Mediterranean sea, it would no doubt be the Atlantic bluefin tuna. Strangely, not many people know about this ...

Sushinomics: How Bluefin Tuna Became a Million ... - The Atlantic


Jan 5, 2014 ... Kiyoshi Kimura paid a lot of money for this bluefin tuna, the first one auctioned off at the Tsukiji fish market in 2013. (Toru Hanai/Reuters).

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes Family: Scombridae Genus: Thunnus
Species: Thunnus thynnus
Bluefin tuna are distributed throughout the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in subtropical and temperate waters. In the western Atlantic Ocean, they are found from Labrador, in Canada, to northern Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico... More »
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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus, Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Scombridae, including their world range and habitats , feeding ...

200 tons of illegally caught Atlantic bluefin tuna show how we're ...


May 30, 2014 ... (Warning: This post contains a graphic image) Atlantic bluefin tuna is tasty. So tasty, in fact, that the fish is also endangered. There are now only ...

Thunnus thynnus (Atlantic Bluefin Tuna) - IUCN Red List


An analysis of present over historical ranges concluded that Atlantic Bluefin Tuna has shown larger range contractions (minus 46% since 1960) than any other ...