Rare occurrence of a bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus in British waters, with notes on other occurrences of sub-tropical tunas

A. Powell, G.S. Parry, Jonathan Houghton, D.M. Herdson

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Abstract

A freshly dead bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus was washed ashore near Burry Port, Wales (51 degrees 40' N; 4 degrees 15' W) in August, 2006. This is only the third occasion that the species has been observed in British waters, and is the largest and most northerly recorded specimen.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)917-923
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Fish Biology
Volume75
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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