Species of Fish

By xfernal on 3/4/2014 • Rank (4577) • Views (4798) •Comments(0)
The Atlantic bonito is a large mackerel and tuna like fish of the family Scombridae.  The range of Sarda sarda extends from Norway to South Africa, including the Mediterranean and Black Sea in the eastern Atlantic, and from Nova Scotia to the northern Gulf of Mexico in the western Atlantic. While it generally does not appear in the Caribbean...

By xfernal on 3/17/2014 • Rank (5529) • Views (5735) •Comments(0)
The bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus, is an important food fish and prized recreational game fish. It is a true tuna of the genus Thunnus, belonging to the wider mackerel family Scombridae. Bigeye tuna are found in the open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans, but not the Mediterranean Sea. The pectoral fins may reach to the second dorsal...

By xfernal on 6/10/2012 • Rank (8894) • Views (9222) •Comments(0)
Blackfin tuna is the smallest tuna species in the Thunnus genus, generally growing to a maximum of 100 centimetres (39 in) in length and weighing 21 kg (46 lbs). Blackfin have oval shaped bodies, black backs with a slight yellow on the finlets, and have yellow on the sides of their body. Blackfin are only found in the western Atlantic from Cape C...

By xfernal on 12/20/2012 • Rank (8078) • Views (8337) •Comments(0)
The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is a species of tuna in the Scombridae family. It is variously known as the northern bluefin tuna (mainly when including Pacific bluefin as a subspecies), giant bluefin tuna (for individuals exceeding 150 kilograms or around 330 pounds) and formerly as the tunny.   Atlantic bluefin are native to...

By xfernal on 7/29/2013 • Rank (4390) • Views (4519) •Comments(0)
Dogtooth tuna or White tuna, is a species of pelagic marin fish which belongs to the family Scombridae found throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific.The distinctive points to recognize the Dogtooth tuna are its large size, its streamline shape, always swimming this open jaws and its body coloration (blue green on the back, silver on the...

By xfernal on 3/4/2014 • Rank (5259) • Views (5476) •Comments(0)
The little tunny (Euthynnus alletteratus) is the most common tuna in the Atlantic Ocean. It is found in warm temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; in the western Atlantic, it ranges from Brazil to the New England states. Occurring in large schools and weighing up to 30 pounds, it is the smallest member of the tuna S...

By xfernal on 10/27/2014 • Rank (5453) • Views (5654) •Comments(0)
The skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, is a medium-sized perciform fish in the tuna family, Scombridae. It is otherwise known as the aku, arctic bonito, mushmouth, oceanic bonito, striped tuna, or victor fish. It grows up to 1 m (3 ft) in length. It is a cosmopolitan pelagic fish found in tropical and warm-temperate waters. It is a very important s...

By xfernal on 6/25/2014 • Rank (8980) • Views (9296) •Comments(0)
The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a species of tuna found in pelagic waters of tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide. Yellowfin is often marketed as ahi, from its Hawaiian name ʻahi although the name ʻahi in Hawaiian also refers to the closely related bigeye tuna. The species name, albacares ("white meat") can lead to confusion. The tu...

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