SkipJack

DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIE

Skipjack are the smallest and most abundant of the major commercial tuna species. They have a streamlined body that is mostly without scales.

skipjack tuna

Their backs are dark purple-blue and their lower sides and bellies are silver with four to six dark bands. Skipjack can live as long as eight to 10 years.

skipjack tuna

They are found mainly in the tropical areas of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, with the greatest abundance seen near the equator. Skipjack usually swim near the surface at night and can dive up to 850 feet during the day.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIE

Large schools of adult skipjack tuna often mix with juvenile yellowfin and bigeye tuna. They can breed year-round.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIE

Skipjack are the smallest and most abundant of the major commercial tuna species. They have a streamlined body that is mostly without scales.

skipjack tuna

Their backs are dark purple-blue and their lower sides and bellies are silver with four to six dark bands. Skipjack can live as long as eight to 10 years.<

skipjack tuna

They are found mainly in the tropical areas of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, with the greatest abundance seen near the equator. Skipjack usually swim near the surface at night and can dive up to 850 feet during the day.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIE

Large schools of adult skipjack tuna often mix with juvenile yellowfin and bigeye tuna. They can breed year-round.

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