Tuesday, October 18, 2011


Scombridae is the family name for marine fish species of tuna. There are approximately 55 species in 15 genera of the family Scombridae. Tuna including fast swimmers and strongest among the true bony fish. The fastest species of this fish family is the Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) 75km/jam speeds.

Largest species is the Northern Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) weighing up to 700 kg and a length of up to 4.5 m. The world record for Tuna is tuna weighing 1496 pounds (678.5 kg) who was arrested in 1979 by Ken Fraser. Tuna tuna species is also the most expensive ($ 396,000 / USD. 3.5 Billion).

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