Bluefin Tuna are built for speed and are extremely effective Ocean predators. With retractable fins and streamlined bodies they cut through the water at great speed when hunting for schools fish. Size is also on their side as they can grow up to 3m long and weigh over 650kg!
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They have the best eyesight of any fish. Perfect for hunting.
Type of animal: Fish
Region: Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Maximum Length: Up to 3m
Diet: Schools of Herrings and Mackeral
Status: Vulnerable --> Critically Endangered
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
Pacific Bluefin Tuna
Southern Bluefin Tuna
North Atlantic Ocean
South Atlantic & Pacific Ocean
There are 3 species of Bluefin Tuna in the world and they are found in the Atlantic, Pacific and Southern Oceans. They are perfectly adapted for catching fish in large groups.