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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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Nick Burns, CEO of Bluefin Advisory Services, added: "It's an absolutely fantastic achievement and full credit to Eve for her expertise and dedication.
There's one way to stop further decimating remaining populations of bluefin tuna: stop eating them.
According to many marine biologists, Atlantic bluefin tuna, one of three closely related bluefin tuna species, are in danger of going extinct within a decade if the governments of the world can't come together to ban catching and/or selling the lucrative species.
The 342kg bluefin was bought by two sushi restaurants in Tokyo and Hong Kong and will be carved up between them.
A bluefin tuna fish sold at an auction in Tokyo netted $400,000, setting a record for highest price paid for a single fish since record keeping started in 1999, according to Reuters and other reports.
A giant bluefin tuna fetched a record 32.49 million yen, or nearly $396,000, in Tokyo on Wednesday, in the first auction of the year at the world's largest wholesale fish market.
17/02/2011, GREENPEACE, AUCKLAND, NZ -- The increased quota for southern bluefin tuna puts the species on the fast track to extinction, says Greenpeace.
Australia has announced new measures to protect southern bluefin tuna stocks, including listing the species as "conservation-dependent" which will help stop overfishing.
Fishing nations will try to thrash out a deal on Atlantic bluefin tuna quotas in 2011 at talks that pit economic interests against those of environmental groups.
September 30 2010 - Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc today announced that its Board of Directors has decided to move forward and complete the acquisition of Baja Aquafarms, a producer of bluefin tuna based in Mexico.
Oli Steindorsson, Chairman of the company told Feedinfo News Service: "I am very pleased that our Board and that of Baja, have decided to move forward for Umami to complete the acquisition of 100% of Baja which is the leading bluefin tuna operation in Mexico.
A FIVE-strong team from the Liverpool office of business consultancy Bluefin Solutions is taking a well-earned rest after a 200-mile cycling fundraiser.