Albacore tuna

Thunnus alalunga

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With a torpedo-shaped body, smooth skin and streamlined fins, the Albacore Tuna is aquadynamic and built for speed. It has a dark yellow first dorsal find and a pale yellow second dorsal fin. A crescent-shaped tail fin with also aids in the albacore tuna’s high speeds.

These fish are considered a highly migratory species and are primarily found on the west coasts of the North and South Islands.


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