Schools of small scombrid smashing into bait throughout Great Harbor today. Justin Ossinksi caught one and identified as Little Tunny. Larger and more full-bodied than a Sarda sara, with wavy, not straight longitudinal lines on posterior flanks.
Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve
Date Photo Taken: April 28, 2010
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One of the many Yellowfins brought in as having been caught the prior day 180nm WSW of San Diego, CA in Mexican waters.
San Diego County, California, US
Released alive after being caught
The thin dark stripes are typical of the species, but the transversal dark stripes are probably stress related. Caught by fishermen using "arte xávega", a traditional fishing technique.
Only the fish with spots on the belly. The ones bellow it are Scomber scombrus.
Caught using "arte xávega", a traditional Portuguese fishing technique.
Blue Corner, Koror, Palau
From a lovely woman/naturalist, Patty. She saw this beautiful fish in the tidepools and wanted help id'ing it.
Photo by David Anderson
Caught by local fishermen using "arte xávega", a traditional fishing technique involving small land-based dragnets.