Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Thunnus thynnus

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What is it like to be eyeball to eyeball with a fish the size of a Volkswagen? Learn about the process of tagging tuna and how those tags are revealing surprises that might help save tuna from their own popularity in sushi restaurants.

Photo credit: Opencage, Japan

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This tour was created by Eduardo Garcia-Milagros, in collaboration with Atlantic Public Media, Randy Kochevar and Andre Boustany. The tour is narrated by One Species at a Time host, Ari Daniel Shapiro

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