- Wild Bluefin tuna
- Farmed Bluefin tuna
Main Commercial Source
- Most valued food fish in the world, reaching up to 10 feet in length and weighing up to 1500 pounds.
- There are Atlantic, Pacific and Southern Bluefin tuna species.
- Wild Atlantic and Southern Bluefin tuna are dangerously close to extinction; wild Pacific Bluefin hought to be in better shape, but status unknown
- Farmed bluefin is "ranched" - wild juveniles are caught in the sea and brought to netcages and fattened up for the consumer market
: Japan, Mediterranean, Mexico