Mitochondrial DNA analysis reveals three stocks of yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788) in Indian waters

Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is an epipelagic, oceanic species of family Scombridae found in tropical and subtropical region of Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Ocean. It is commercially important fish and accounts for 19 % of total tuna catches in Indian waters. In present study, population structure of yellowfin tuna was examined using sequence analysis… CONTINUE READING