The southern bluefin tuna is a large, streamlined, fast swimming fish with a long, slender caudal peduncle and relatively short dorsal, pectoral and anal fins.

The Bluefin lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 50 - 2743 m environment.

The Bluefin is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Photo of bluefin A northern bluefin tuna at the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Japan The northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus), or giant bluefin tuna, is a species of tuna native to both the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Mediterranean Sea More

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Common names

Aleta azul del Sur in Spanish (español)
Atum-do-sul in Portuguese (Português)
atún in English
atún in Spanish (español)
atún del sur in Spanish (español)
Atún rojo del Sur in Spanish (español)
Avstralijskaya tunets in Russian (русский язык)
Bachi maguro in Japanese (日本語)
Blauflossen-Thun in German (Deutsch)
Bluefin in English
Bluefin tuna in English
Indo (Goshu) maguro in Japanese (日本語)
Mavi cənub tunesi in Azerbaijani (azərbaycan dili)
Minami maguro in Japanese (日本語)
North Pacific bluefin tuna in Unknown
SBT in English
Sinievätonnikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Southern bluefin in English
southern bluefin tuna in English
Southern tunny in English
Südlicher Blauflossen-Thunfisch in German (Deutsch)
Suidelike blouvin-tuna in Afrikaans
Sydlig tonfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Sydlig tun in Danish (dansk)
thon rouge du sud in French (français)
Thunfisch in German (Deutsch)
Thunnus maccoyii in French (français)
Tunczyk poludniowy in Polish (polski)
Tunny in English
Zuidelijke blauwvintonijn in Dutch (Nederlands)
蓝鳍金枪鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍鰭金槍魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Thunnus maccoyii has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
Original source: FishBase
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Order : Perciformes
Family : Scombridae
Genus : Thunnus
Species : Thunnus maccoyii
Authority : Castelnau, 1872