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YELLOWFIN TUNA

Yellowfin tuna
Written by mrhusev

The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is one of the fastest, strongest predators.

is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is a tuna found in all subtropical and tropical waters around the world. This pelagic species, absent from the Mediterranean Sea, is highly migratory and is generally found in the first hundred meters of depth.

this species likes waters with temperatures between 20°C and 30°C up to 240 meters deep. It can group with other tuna in schools of the same size. The common sizes of the adults caught are between 40 and 180 cm (i.e. 1.4 kg and 110 kg) and the fish reach sexual maturity when they are 110 cm long on average (between the ages of 2 and 3 years). Yellowfin tuna can reach 240 kg for 2.8 meters in length and have a lifespan of 9 years.

 

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