Yellowfin (Thunnus Albacares) form both free and associated schools with adults generally forming schools of similarly sized individuals. The free-swimming schools tend to contain large individuals and are mono-specific. In the Eastern Pacific, schools are often associated with dolphin pods, which is not common elsewhere.
|Size (cm)||Weight (kg)||Age (yrs)|
- From 20° South, although in the Pacific Ocean they occur mainly form 20o North and South
The following four Yellowfin stocks are assessed and managed by the RFMOs:
- Atlantic Ocean
- Eastern Pacific
- Western Pacific
- Indian Ocean