Blackfin tuna

Blackfin tuna




Scientific name Thunnus atlanticus
Family Scombridae
FAO code BLF

General characteristics of the species

Bone migratory fish. The pectoral fins are of moderate size. Blue in color, the bottom flanks are uniformly silver or crossed by punctuated rows arranged vertically. The belly is white. It can reach a total length of up to about 100 cm.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (jump and stick, troll and drift longline).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes / pallets, or in crates / baskets. Fresh, on ice and frozen.