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Yellowfin tuna

Thunnus albacares

(Image credit: PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture)

Yellowfin tuna have yellow dorsal and anal fins which are scythe shaped in larger adults and no striations on the underside of the liver. Distribution crosses over with the southern bluefin tuna and the albacore.

Length: Up to 2.1 m


Offshore, pelagic; 0-1000 m depth

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Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/).

Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/

Number of sightings 1

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