Bigeye tuna

(Thunnus obesus)

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Description

Bigeye tuna can grow up to 250 centimetres (98 in).or 8 feet,in length.Maximum weight of individuals probably exceeds 180 kg (400 lb),with the all-tackle angling record standing at 178 kg (392 lb).They are large,deep-bodied,streamlined fish with large heads and eyes.The pectoral fins are very long,reaching back beyond the start of the second dorsal fin in juveniles and the space between the first and second dorsal fin in adults.They have 13 or 14 dorsal spines.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Scombridae
Genus:Thunnus
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