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Southern Bluefin Tuna
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes Family: Scombridae Genus: Thunnus
Species: T. maccoyii
The southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii, is a tuna of the family Scombridae found in open southern hemisphere waters of all the worlds oceans mainly between 30°S and 50°S… · More images »

Southern bluefin tuna

The southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii, is a tuna of the family Scombridae found in open southern Hemisphere waters of all the world's oceans mainly ...

Thunnus maccoyii (Southern Bluefin Tuna)

A stock assessment has been carried out by the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT 2006). Based on the median results of this ...

Southern bluefin tuna, farmed - ARKive

The southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) is one of the largest bony fish in the world. The incredibly streamlined and powerful body is deepest near the ...
By Brian Milne , GuideOctober 2, 2011 Anyone who's ever doubted you can catch a world record tuna on a fly needs to look no further than Australian angler Davide Fent of Langwarrin, Victoria. Fly fishing out of Port MacDonnell on May 20, Fent hooked up with t... More »
By Brian Milne, Guide

Southern Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus maccoyii ~

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

WWF - Southern bluefin tuna

Southern bluefin tuna are found throughout the southern Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans – generally south of 30 degrees south, though they do head north to ...

CCSBT Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna

CCSBT is an international organization that aims to ensure, through appropriate management, the conservation and optimum utilisation of the global SBT ...

About Southern Bluefin Tuna - CCSBT Commission for the

What are Southern Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus maccoyii). Southern bluefin tuna (SBT ) are large, fast swimming, pelagic fish (ie. living in the open seas). SBT are ...

Bluefin Tuna - National Geographic magazine

Prized for sushi, the fast and powerful Atlantic bluefin tuna ... The three species of bluefin—the Atlantic, Pacific, and southern—have divided the world's oceans ...

Popular Q&A
Q: How do Southern Bluefin tuna breed?
A: They have something that is commonly called sexual intercourse. Read More »
Q: What Is The Commission For The Conservation Of Southern Bluefin T...
A: The Convention for the Conservation of Southern bluefin tuna was negotiated and signed into law in 1994, in response to dramatic declines in Southern bluefin tu... Read More »
Q: An Australian record sized Southern Bluefin Tuna weighed how much...
A: 378 kgs. This was without its gills and guts. Read More »
Q: How old can a southern blue-fin tuna live to?
A: Up to 15 years depending on the amount of food given, how clean the water is, and how many other fish are in the tank with them. Read More »
Q: How to Catch Bluefin Tuna
A: 1 Hook live bait, like whiting or herring, through the nose. Place your bait at various depths to create an attractive setup, setting out the shallowest lines f... Read More »