Diet of young‐of‐the‐year bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758), in the southern Tyrrhenian (Mediterranean) Sea

@article{Sinopoli2004DietOY,
  title={Diet of young‐of‐the‐year bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758), in the southern Tyrrhenian (Mediterranean) Sea},
  author={M. Sinopoli and C. Pipitone and S. Campagnuolo and D. Campo and L. Castriota and E. Mostarda and F. Andaloro},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ichthyology},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={310-313}
}
Summary The diet of juvenile bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) caught 2 to 8 miles off NE Sicily was investigated in order to improve knowledge of the species’ early life history. From 1998 to 2000, 107 specimens ranging from 63 to 495 mm (total length) were fished between July and November. Fishes were caught by trolling line or purse seine in a Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) area 2 to 8 miles offshore and as by-catch of the purse-seine sardine fishery 2 to 4 miles offshore. Most frequently… Expand
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