Tuna, skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis)

(Linnaeus, 1758); SCOMBRIDAE FAMILY; also called skipjack, ocean bonito, Arctic bonito, striped tuna, watermelon tuna
Cosmopolitan in tropical and subtropical seas, usually in deep coastal and oceanic waters. It is common throughout the tropical Atlantic, south to Argentina and may range as far north as Cape Cod, Massachusetts in the summer months. Skipjack tuna are schooling, pelagic, migratory, deep water species. In the western Atlantic, skipjack tuna frequently school with blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) and in the Pacific and Indian Oceans they often school with yellowfin tuna (Thunnu... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
66.0 cm
Manukau Heads, West Auckland, New Zealand
22-Mar-2013
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
67.0 cm
Red Sea, Hurghada, Egypt
26-Feb-2021
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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