RED TUNA Characteristics of bluefin tuna Scientific name: Thunnus thynnus Common Name: Bluefin Order: Perciformes Family: Scombridae features: - Weight: 136-680 kg - Length: Up to 3 m. - Height: - Longevity: 15 years. - Habitat: Coastal and pelagic. - Distribution: Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. - Customs: marine and migratory species. - Food: Carnivorous (fish: mackerel, herring, eels, etc.. Also crustaceans, squid). - Playing: Sunset 10,000,000 eggs. - Enemies: Sharks, sea mammals: dolphins, orcas. More features tuna On her looks: Tuna fish is one of the most advanced and largest of all Scombridae (mackerel, tuna). Tuna is dark blue back and silvery belly. On their behavior: The tuna are feeding groups. The high speed tuna reach allows them to be about big predators. On feeding: The adults feed on tuna fish and invertebrates, while larvae consume rotifers and Artemia. On his playlist: The tuna are grouped together to mate. The tuna reach sexual maturity at 5 years. On the problems they cause: Tuna is a fish that accumulates in the flesh amounts of mercury, an element that can cause problems at the neurological, respiratory, digestive and excretory systems.
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