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Bluefin Tuna Picture -- Underwater Photo -- National Geographic Photo of the Day

Pursued Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic A voracious predator, the bluefin tuna feeds mainly on small fish, crustaceans, and squid. But it too is pursued relentlessly as the human appetite for its flesh continues to grow.

La balenottera che vola - Corriere.it

This giant humpback whale was photographed leaping out of the water off the coast of South Africa in an amazing display of strength. Tour guide Steven Benjamin was doc.

Oh wow.  It's a 738 pound Pacific bluefin tuna, setting a record for the largest fish ever caught on a rod and reel. Catching something even a fraction of that size is on my can-die-happy list!

It's a 738 pound Pacific bluefin tuna, setting a record for the largest fish ever caught on a rod and reel.

Fork-tailed Swift / Cook's Swift / Apus pacificus / นกแอ่นตะโพกขาวหางแฉก

Kite, Fork, Swift, Forks

Some amazing fishy facts.

BLUEFIN TUNA All populations of bluefin tuna are being caught faster than they can reproduce. Bluefin is being further depleted by ranching operations that collect small bluefin and raise them to full size to sell primarily to the sushi market.

Blue Fin Tuna

The most shocking story of all - Brian Skerry - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 : Wildlife Photojournalist Award - Runner-up

Took more than twenty years for this fish to get this big. Waters used to be filled with 2000 pound 40 year old Blue-fin but overfishing has has them struggling to get this big. What a damn shame.

Enormous tuna could shatter world record

New Zealand angler lands Pacific bluefin tuna; catch could smash world record

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Population at Brink of Collapse  Amanda Nickson, The Pew Charitable Trusts | July 11, 2014

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Population at Brink of Collapse. Avoid buying/consuming tuna if at all possible!

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Giant tunas

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