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bluefin

(ˈbluːˌfɪn) or

bluefin tuna

n
(Animals) another name for tunny
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bluefin - flesh of very large tuna
horse mackerel, Thunnus thynnus, bluefin, bluefin tuna - largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
tuna fish, tunny, tuna - important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
2.bluefin - largest tunabluefin - largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
genus Thunnus, Thunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishes
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
bluefin, bluefin tuna - flesh of very large tuna
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The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), a body of 48 nations, has decided to decrease the annual catch quota for Atlantic bluefin tuna, a decision that environmental groups and the Obama administration said was insufficient to stem the continuing declines in tuna stocks, which have dwindled to an estimated 18% of preindustrial levels.
Summary: IZMIR (Cihan) -Greenpeace members on board the Rainbow Warrior demanded immediate action to save the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction on Saturday in Izmir.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- The UAE Ministry of Water and Environment has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kinki University in Japan to cultivate Pacific bluefin tuna in the UAE.
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas agreed Monday to cut the Atlantic bluefin tuna catch quota for 2009 by about 20 percent from the current level to 22,000 tons, Japanese officials said.
A European research consortium has reported spawning of Atlantic bluefin tuna--the southern bluefin's northern cousin--using the same strategy conceived by Port Lincoln-based Clean Seas Tuna Limited earlier this year.
Atlantic Bluefin tuna, rigorously pursued because of the high prices they command as sushi on the Japanese market, are being pushed to near-extinction from Holland to northern Norway, according to a new report in the journal Fisheries Research (see "Saving the Seas," feature, July/August 2005).
The largest high-tech tag study yet of Atlantic bluefin tuna suggests that two groups mix on feeding grounds but spawn on opposite sides of the ocean.
Bluefin is the largest of the various tuna species caught and marketed annually.
Though it's a shopping center storefront dinery, the new Bluefin Grill & Sushi gives the outer 'burbs a touch of trendiness.
And when the crowds thin at Bluefin, the tempo slows.
Bluefin was the first industry standard SAN management interface.