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 (
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 ...
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 ...
Find out what's known about Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus,
Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Scombridae, including their world range and habitats
, feeding ...
Atlantic bluefin tuna spawn just once a year and do not reach reproductive
maturity until they are 8-12 years old. This makes bluefin tuna more vulnerable to
An analysis of present over historical ranges concluded that Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
has shown larger range contractions (minus 46% since 1960) than any other ...
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 ...
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 ...
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).
Working to improve international agreements to protect bluefin tuna and to take ...
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) ...