Researchers feed on Bluefin tuna’s 5,000-mile odyssey

A huge bluefin tuna caught off Spain is doing plenty to help fisheries biologists better understand the dynamics of stocks on the east and west coasts of the Atlantic Ocean. Angler Di Ortiz of Hampton caught the tuna and Graves quickly inserted a Tag-a-Tiny tag from Dr. Molly Lutcavage’s Large Pelagics Research Center that is supported by the Billfish Foundation. It was measured at 45 inches long and released unharmed. Charlie weighed approximately 40 pounds at the time.  Read the rest here 08:09

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