tuna

Summary

Summary: Common name for various species of large, vigorous ocean fishes in the family Scombridae.

Top Publications

  1. Riccioni G, Landi M, Ferrara G, Milano I, Cariani A, Zane L, et al. Spatio-temporal population structuring and genetic diversity retention in depleted Atlantic bluefin tuna of the Mediterranean Sea. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:2102-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we show that the Atlantic Bluefin tuna (ABFT, Thunnus thynnus), an oceanic predatory species exhibiting highly migratory behavior, large population size, ..
  2. Kawakami Y, Nozaki J, Seoka M, Kumai H, Ohta H. Characterization of thyroid hormones and thyroid hormone receptors during the early development of Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2008;155:597-606 pubmed
    ..profiles of 3,5,3'-l-triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4), and thyroid hormone receptors (TRs) in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) during embryonic and post-embryonic development...
  3. Ghysen A, Schuster K, Coves D, de la Gandara F, Papandroulakis N, Ortega A. Development of the posterior lateral line system in Thunnus thynnus, the Atlantic blue-fin tuna, and in its close relative Sarda sarda. Int J Dev Biol. 2010;54:1317-22 pubmed publisher
    ..the posterior lateral line (PLL) in embryos and early larvae of one of the most derived fish species, the blue-fin tuna Thunnus thynnus, and of its close relative, the Atlantic bonito Sarda sarda...
  4. Collette B, Carpenter K, Polidoro B, Juan Jordá M, Boustany A, Die D, et al. Conservation. High value and long life--double jeopardy for tunas and billfishes. Science. 2011;333:291-2 pubmed publisher
  5. Millar R. Sensitivity of Bayes estimators to hyper-parameters with an application to maximum yield from fisheries. Biometrics. 2004;60:536-42 pubmed
    ..This methodology is applied to a nonlinear state-space model for the biomass of South Atlantic albacore tuna and sensitivity of the maximum sustainable yield to the prior specification is examined.
  6. Blank J, Farwell C, Morrissette J, Schallert R, Block B. Influence of swimming speed on metabolic rates of juvenile pacific bluefin tuna and yellowfin tuna. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2007;80:167-77 pubmed
    Bluefin tuna are endothermic and have higher temperatures, heart rates, and cardiac outputs than tropical tuna...
  7. Gutenkunst R, Newlands N, Lutcavage M, Edelstein Keshet L. Inferring resource distributions from Atlantic bluefin tuna movements: an analysis based on net displacement and length of track. J Theor Biol. 2007;245:243-57 pubmed
    We use observed movement tracks of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine and mathematical modeling of this movement to identify possible resource patches...
  8. Lowenstein J, Amato G, Kolokotronis S. The real maccoyii: identifying tuna sushi with DNA barcodes--contrasting characteristic attributes and genetic distances. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e7866 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we developed a cytochrome c oxidase subunit I character-based key for the identification of all tuna species of the genus Thunnus, and compared its performance with distance-based measures for identification of 68 ..
  9. Amin O, Heckmann R, Radwan N, Anchundia J, Alcivar M. Redescription of Rhadinorhynchus ornatus (Acanthocephala: Rhadinorhynchidae) from skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, collected in the Pacific Ocean off South America, with special reference to new morphological features. J Parasitol. 2009;95:656-64 pubmed publisher
    Adults of Rhadinorhynchus ornatus Van Cleave, 1918 were collected from the small intestine of skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus), in the high seas of the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of South America (new parasite locality ..
  10. Madigan D, Litvin S, Popp B, Carlisle A, Farwell C, Block B. Tissue turnover rates and isotopic trophic discrimination factors in the endothermic teleost, pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e49220 pubmed publisher
    ..turnover rates and trophic discrimination factors (TDFs) using archived tissues from captive Pacific bluefin tuna (PBFT), Thunnus orientalis, 1-2914 days after a diet shift in captivity...

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Publications81

  1. Riccioni G, Landi M, Ferrara G, Milano I, Cariani A, Zane L, et al. Spatio-temporal population structuring and genetic diversity retention in depleted Atlantic bluefin tuna of the Mediterranean Sea. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:2102-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we show that the Atlantic Bluefin tuna (ABFT, Thunnus thynnus), an oceanic predatory species exhibiting highly migratory behavior, large population size, ..
  2. Kawakami Y, Nozaki J, Seoka M, Kumai H, Ohta H. Characterization of thyroid hormones and thyroid hormone receptors during the early development of Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2008;155:597-606 pubmed
    ..profiles of 3,5,3'-l-triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4), and thyroid hormone receptors (TRs) in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) during embryonic and post-embryonic development...
  3. Ghysen A, Schuster K, Coves D, de la Gandara F, Papandroulakis N, Ortega A. Development of the posterior lateral line system in Thunnus thynnus, the Atlantic blue-fin tuna, and in its close relative Sarda sarda. Int J Dev Biol. 2010;54:1317-22 pubmed publisher
    ..the posterior lateral line (PLL) in embryos and early larvae of one of the most derived fish species, the blue-fin tuna Thunnus thynnus, and of its close relative, the Atlantic bonito Sarda sarda...
  4. Collette B, Carpenter K, Polidoro B, Juan Jordá M, Boustany A, Die D, et al. Conservation. High value and long life--double jeopardy for tunas and billfishes. Science. 2011;333:291-2 pubmed publisher
  5. Millar R. Sensitivity of Bayes estimators to hyper-parameters with an application to maximum yield from fisheries. Biometrics. 2004;60:536-42 pubmed
    ..This methodology is applied to a nonlinear state-space model for the biomass of South Atlantic albacore tuna and sensitivity of the maximum sustainable yield to the prior specification is examined.
  6. Blank J, Farwell C, Morrissette J, Schallert R, Block B. Influence of swimming speed on metabolic rates of juvenile pacific bluefin tuna and yellowfin tuna. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2007;80:167-77 pubmed
    Bluefin tuna are endothermic and have higher temperatures, heart rates, and cardiac outputs than tropical tuna...
  7. Gutenkunst R, Newlands N, Lutcavage M, Edelstein Keshet L. Inferring resource distributions from Atlantic bluefin tuna movements: an analysis based on net displacement and length of track. J Theor Biol. 2007;245:243-57 pubmed
    We use observed movement tracks of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine and mathematical modeling of this movement to identify possible resource patches...
  8. Lowenstein J, Amato G, Kolokotronis S. The real maccoyii: identifying tuna sushi with DNA barcodes--contrasting characteristic attributes and genetic distances. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e7866 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we developed a cytochrome c oxidase subunit I character-based key for the identification of all tuna species of the genus Thunnus, and compared its performance with distance-based measures for identification of 68 ..
  9. Amin O, Heckmann R, Radwan N, Anchundia J, Alcivar M. Redescription of Rhadinorhynchus ornatus (Acanthocephala: Rhadinorhynchidae) from skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, collected in the Pacific Ocean off South America, with special reference to new morphological features. J Parasitol. 2009;95:656-64 pubmed publisher
    Adults of Rhadinorhynchus ornatus Van Cleave, 1918 were collected from the small intestine of skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus), in the high seas of the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of South America (new parasite locality ..
  10. Madigan D, Litvin S, Popp B, Carlisle A, Farwell C, Block B. Tissue turnover rates and isotopic trophic discrimination factors in the endothermic teleost, pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e49220 pubmed publisher
    ..turnover rates and trophic discrimination factors (TDFs) using archived tissues from captive Pacific bluefin tuna (PBFT), Thunnus orientalis, 1-2914 days after a diet shift in captivity...
  11. Chini V, Cattaneo A, Rossi F, Bernardini G, Terova G, Saroglia M, et al. Genes expressed in Blue Fin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) liver and gonads. Gene. 2008;410:207-13 pubmed publisher
    Blue Fin Tuna (BFT), Thunnus thynnus, has been seriously endangered by global massive overfishing and by the pollution of marine environment...
  12. Burger J, Stern A, Gochfeld M. Mercury in commercial fish: optimizing individual choices to reduce risk. Environ Health Perspect. 2005;113:266-71 pubmed
    ..We examined mercury levels in three types of fish (tuna, flounder, bluefish) commonly available in New Jersey stores, sampling different regions of the state, in ..
  13. Morato T, Hoyle S, Allain V, Nicol S. Seamounts are hotspots of pelagic biodiversity in the open ocean. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:9707-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we used tuna longline observer data to investigate the role of seamounts in aggregating large pelagic biodiversity and to ..
  14. Marks H, Anderson C. Rapid determination and confirmation of biogenic amines in tuna loin by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry using ethylchloroformate derivative. J AOAC Int. 2006;89:1591-9 pubmed
    ..of the biogenic amines putrescine (PUT), cadaverine (CAD), histamine (HTA), and spermidine (SPD) in fresh frozen tuna loin. The method can also be used to monitor tyramine (TYR)...
  15. Madigan D, Baumann Z, Fisher N. Pacific bluefin tuna transport Fukushima-derived radionuclides from Japan to California. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:9483-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We report unequivocal evidence that Pacific bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis, transported Fukushima-derived radionuclides across the entire North Pacific Ocean...
  16. Evans K, Patterson T, Reid H, Harley S. Reproductive schedules in southern bluefin tuna: are current assumptions appropriate?. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34550 pubmed publisher
    Southern bluefin tuna (SBT) appear to comprise a single stock that is assumed to be both mixed across its distribution and having reproductive adults that are obligate, annual spawners...
  17. Kirchhoff N, D Antignana T, Leef M, Hayward C, Wilkinson R, Nowak B. Effects of immunostimulants on ranched southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii: immune response, health and performance. J Fish Biol. 2011;79:331-55 pubmed publisher
    Ranched southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii were fed baitfishes supplemented with vitamins (predominantly E and C) or vitamins and immunostimulants, nucleotides and ?-glucans, over 12 weeks after transfer and monitored for enhancement ..
  18. Safina C, Klinger D. Collapse of bluefin tuna in the Western Atlantic. Conserv Biol. 2008;22:243-6 pubmed publisher
  19. Block B, Teo S, Walli A, Boustany A, Stokesbury M, Farwell C, et al. Electronic tagging and population structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Nature. 2005;434:1121-7 pubmed
    ..Here we report on the electronic tagging of 772 Atlantic bluefin tuna in the western Atlantic Ocean in an effort to identify population structure...
  20. Carlsson J, McDowell J, Carlsson J, Graves J. Genetic identity of YOY bluefin tuna from the eastern and western Atlantic spawning areas. J Hered. 2007;98:23-8 pubmed
    We used 320 young-of-the-year (YOY) specimens of the highly migratory and overfished Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, Linnaeus 1758, to evaluate the hypothesis that Atlantic bluefin tuna comprises 2 stocks with spawning grounds in ..
  21. Mozaffarian D, Gottdiener J, Siscovick D. Intake of tuna or other broiled or baked fish versus fried fish and cardiac structure, function, and hemodynamics. Am J Cardiol. 2006;97:216-22 pubmed
    ..On multivariate-adjusted analyses, consumption of tuna or other broiled or baked fish was associated with a lower heart rate (p < 0...
  22. Tanji M, Yakabe E, Kubota K, Kageyama T, Ichinose M, Miki K, et al. Structural and phylogenetic comparison of three pepsinogens from Pacific bluefin tuna: molecular evolution of fish pepsinogens. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2009;152:9-19 pubmed publisher
    The amino acid sequences of three pepsinogens (PG1, PG2 and PG3) of Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) were deduced by cloning and nucleotide sequencing of the corresponding cDNAs...
  23. Balshaw S, Edwards J, Ross K, Ellis D, Padula D, Daughtry B. Empirical models to identify mechanisms driving reductions in tissue mercury concentration during culture of farmed southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii. Mar Pollut Bull. 2008;56:2009-17 pubmed publisher
    ..are presented to elucidate the mechanisms driving reductions in the mercury concentration of southern bluefin tuna (SBT) during culture...
  24. Theisen T, Bowen B, Lanier W, Baldwin J. High connectivity on a global scale in the pelagic wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri (tuna family Scombridae). Mol Ecol. 2008;17:4233-47 pubmed
    ..The indications of a worldwide stock for wahoo reinforce the mandate for international cooperation on fisheries issues...
  25. Hajeb P, Jinap S, Ahmad I. Biomagnifications of mercury and methylmercury in tuna and mackerel. Environ Monit Assess. 2010;171:205-17 pubmed publisher
    ..evaluates the total mercury and methylmercury concentrations and their correlations to fish body size in longtail tuna and short-bodied mackerel from Chendring, Kuantan, at east coast and Kuala Perlis at west costs of Peninsular ..
  26. Blank J, Morrissette J, Landeira Fernandez A, Blackwell S, Williams T, Block B. In situ cardiac performance of Pacific bluefin tuna hearts in response to acute temperature change. J Exp Biol. 2004;207:881-90 pubmed
    This study reports the cardiovascular physiology of the Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) in an in situ heart preparation...
  27. Klomklao S, Benjakul S, Visessanguan W, Kishimura H, Simpson B. Purification and characterization of trypsin from the spleen of tongol tuna (Thunnus tonggol). J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:5617-22 pubmed
    Trypsin from tongol tuna (Thunnus tonggol) spleen was purified to 402-fold by ammonium sulfate precipitation, followed by a series of chromatographic separations...
  28. Ueno D, Watanabe M, Subramanian A, Tanaka H, Fillmann G, Lam P, et al. Global pollution monitoring of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), furans (PCDFs) and coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls (coplanar PCBs) using skipjack tuna as bioindicator. Environ Pollut. 2005;136:303-13 pubmed
    ..such as PCDDs, PCDFs and coplanar PCBs, levels of these compounds were determined in the muscle of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) collected from the offshore waters and open seas near Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, ..
  29. Chen K, Crone P, Hsu C. Reproductive biology of albacore Thunnus alalunga. J Fish Biol. 2010;77:119-36 pubmed publisher
    ..d. = 50.5 +/- 22.8). The results presented in this study provide increased information regarding this species' reproductive-related characteristics than are currently available in stock status determinations...
  30. Kraepiel A, Keller K, Chin H, Malcolm E, Morel F. Sources and variations of mercury in tuna. Environ Sci Technol. 2003;37:5551-8 pubmed
    ..Measurements of mercury concentrations in Yellowfin tuna caught off Hawaii in 1998 show no increase compared to measurements of the same species caught in the same area in ..
  31. Martinez P, Gonzalez E, Castilho R, Zardoya R. Genetic diversity and historical demography of Atlantic bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006;39:404-16 pubmed
    Bigeye (Thunnus obesus) is a large, pelagic, and migratory species of tuna that inhabits tropical and temperate marine waters worldwide...
  32. Castilho P, Buckley B, Somero G, Block B. Heterologous hybridization to a complementary DNA microarray reveals the effect of thermal acclimation in the endothermic bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). Mol Ecol. 2009;18:2092-102 pubmed publisher
    ..genomics approach to identify genes that were up- or down-regulated following thermal stress in the Pacific bluefin tuna. Following the acclimation period, 113, 81 and 196 genes were found to be differentially expressed between the ..
  33. Ely B, Viñas J, Alvarado Bremer J, Black D, Lucas L, Covello K, et al. Consequences of the historical demography on the global population structure of two highly migratory cosmopolitan marine fishes: the yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) and the skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis). BMC Evol Biol. 2005;5:19 pubmed
    Yellowfin and skipjack tuna are globally distributed in the world's tropical and sub-tropical oceans...
  34. Di Maio A, Block B. Ultrastructure of the sarcoplasmic reticulum in cardiac myocytes from Pacific bluefin tuna. Cell Tissue Res. 2008;334:121-34 pubmed publisher
    Pacific bluefin tuna are active teleost fish with a large capacity for heat conservation and endothermy...
  35. Klinkesorn U, Sophanodora P, Chinachoti P, McClements D, Decker E. Increasing the oxidative stability of liquid and dried tuna oil-in-water emulsions with electrostatic layer-by-layer deposition technology. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:4561-6 pubmed
    ..b>Tuna oil-in-water emulsion droplets coated by lecithin and chitosan produce cationic emulsion droplets that are more ..
  36. Alvarado Bremer J, Viñas J, Mejuto J, Ely B, Pla C. Comparative phylogeography of Atlantic bluefin tuna and swordfish: the combined effects of vicariance, secondary contact, introgression, and population expansion on the regional phylogenies of two highly migratory pelagic fishes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2005;36:169-87 pubmed
    ..The phylogeography and historical demography of the mitochondrial control region I for 607 Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) and 275 swordfish (Xiphias gladius) were analyzed to clarify the complex phylogenetic signals in ..
  37. Jusup M, Klanjscek T, Matsuda H, Kooijman S. A full lifecycle bioenergetic model for bluefin tuna. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e21903 pubmed publisher
    We formulated a full lifecycle bioenergetic model for bluefin tuna relying on the principles of Dynamic Energy Budget theory...
  38. Nakamura Y, Mori K, Saitoh K, Oshima K, Mekuchi M, Sugaya T, et al. Evolutionary changes of multiple visual pigment genes in the complete genome of Pacific bluefin tuna. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:11061-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite their ecological importance and high market values, the open-ocean lifestyle of tuna, in which effective sensing systems such as color vision are required for capture of prey, has been poorly ..
  39. Gordoa A, Acuña J, Farrés R, Bacher K. Burst feeding of Pelagia noctiluca ephyrae on Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) eggs. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e74721 pubmed publisher
    This study investigates the predation of P. noctiluca ephyrae on Atlantic Bluefin tuna (ABFT) eggs under different experimental conditions...
  40. Ruiz Capillas C, Moral A. Free amino acids and biogenic amines in red and white muscle of tuna stored in controlled atmospheres. Amino Acids. 2004;26:125-32 pubmed
    ..analyses the presence of and changes in free amino acids and biogenic amines in red and white muscle of bigeye tuna during storage in controlled atmospheres with 2 gas mixes containing different concentrations of CO(2) and O(2)...
  41. Bottero M, Dalmasso A, Cappelletti M, Secchi C, Civera T. Differentiation of five tuna species by a multiplex primer-extension assay. J Biotechnol. 2007;129:575-80 pubmed
    ..Thunnus obesus and Thunnus thynnus) and one species of Euthynnus (Katsuwonus pelamis) genus in raw and canned tuna. The primers used in the preliminary PCR designed in well conserved region upstream and downstream of the diagnosis ..
  42. Je J, Qian Z, Lee S, Byun H, Kim S. Purification and antioxidant properties of bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) dark muscle peptide on free radical-mediated oxidative systems. J Med Food. 2008;11:629-37 pubmed publisher
    To produce bioactive peptides from by-products of fish processing, bigeye tuna dark muscle was hydrolyzed using various enzymes (alcalase, alpha-chymotrypsin, neutrase, papain, pepsin, and trypsin), and the hydrolysates were evaluated for ..
  43. Taylor N, McAllister M, Lawson G, Carruthers T, Block B. Atlantic bluefin tuna: a novel multistock spatial model for assessing population biomass. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e27693 pubmed publisher
    Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is considered to be overfished, but the status of its populations has been debated, partly because of uncertainties regarding the effects of mixing on fishing grounds...
  44. Catanese G, Infante C, Manchado M. Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the frigate tuna Auxis thazard and the bullet tuna Auxis rochei. DNA Seq. 2008;19:159-66 pubmed publisher
    The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the frigate tuna Auxis thazard and two divergent mitotypes (Mitotype I and Mitotype II) of the bullet tuna Auxis rochei have been determined...
  45. Ueno D, Takahashi S, Tanaka H, Subramanian A, Fillmann G, Nakata H, et al. Global pollution monitoring of PCBs and organochlorine pesticides using skipjack tuna as a bioindicator. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2003;45:378-89 pubmed
    ..CHLs), hexachlorocyclohexane isomers (HCHs), and hexachlorobenzene (HCB), were determined in the liver of skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) collected from the offshore waters of various regions in the world (offshore waters around ..
  46. Lowenstein J, Burger J, Jeitner C, Amato G, Kolokotronis S, Gochfeld M. DNA barcodes reveal species-specific mercury levels in tuna sushi that pose a health risk to consumers. Biol Lett. 2010;6:692-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The mercury levels found in Bigeye Tuna (Thunnus obesus) and bluefin tuna species (Thunnus maccoyii, Thunnus orientalis, and Thunnus thynnus), exceed or ..
  47. Munday B, Sawada Y, Cribb T, Hayward C. Diseases of tunas, Thunnus spp. J Fish Dis. 2003;26:187-206 pubmed
    Much is known about those aspects of tuna health which can be studied in wild populations, e.g. helminth parasites...
  48. Teo S, Block B. Comparative influence of ocean conditions on yellowfin and Atlantic bluefin tuna catch from longlines in the Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e10756 pubmed publisher
    Directed fishing effort for Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), their primary spawning grounds in the western Atlantic, has been prohibited since the 1980s due to a precipitous decline of the spawning stock biomass...
  49. Dickhut R, Deshpande A, Cincinelli A, Cochran M, Corsolini S, Brill R, et al. Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) population dynamics delineated by organochlorine tracers. Environ Sci Technol. 2009;43:8522-7 pubmed publisher
    Atlantic bluefin tuna (ABFT) are highly valued and heavily exploited, and critical uncertainties regarding their population structure hinder effective management...
  50. Kitaoka M, Ichinose H, Goto M. Simultaneous visual detection of single-nucleotide variations in tuna DNA using DNA/RNA chimeric probes and ribonuclease A. Anal Biochem. 2009;389:6-11 pubmed publisher
    ..ribonuclease protection assay using multicolor fluorescence probes for the simultaneous detection of multiple tuna species...
  51. Viñas J, Tudela S. A validated methodology for genetic identification of tuna species (genus Thunnus). PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e7606 pubmed publisher
    b>Tuna species of the genus Thunnus, such as the bluefin tunas, are some of the most important and yet most endangered trade fish in the world...
  52. Dennis M, Landos M, D Antignana T. Case-control study of epidemic mortality and Cardicola forsteri-associated disease in farmed southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) of South Australia. Vet Pathol. 2011;48:846-55 pubmed publisher
    Cardicola forsteri is a blood fluke that is highly prevalent among cultured southern bluefin tuna (SBT), Thunnus maccoyii, in South Australia...
  53. Saïdi S, Azaza M, Windmolders P, van Pelt J, El Feki A. Cytotoxicity evaluation and antioxidant enzyme expression related to heavy metals found in tuna by-products meal: An in vitro study in human and rat liver cell lines. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2013;65:1025-33 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Tuna by-product meal (TBM) is rich in proteins and can, therefore, offer an attractive protein source for animals...
  54. Blank J, Morrissette J, Farwell C, Price M, Schallert R, Block B. Temperature effects on metabolic rate of juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis. J Exp Biol. 2007;210:4254-61 pubmed
    Pacific bluefin tuna inhabit a wide range of thermal environments across the Pacific ocean...
  55. Nocillado J, Biran J, Lee Y, Levavi Sivan B, Mechaly A, Zohar Y, et al. The Kiss2 receptor (Kiss2r) gene in Southern Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus maccoyii and in Yellowtail Kingfish, Seriola lalandi - functional analysis and isolation of transcript variants. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2012;362:211-20 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the kisspeptin system in two Perciform teleosts, the Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT; Thunnus maccoyii), and the Yellowtail Kingfish (YTK; Seriola lalandi), by characterising their kisspeptin 2 ..
  56. Sibert J, Senina I, Lehodey P, Hampton J. Shifting from marine reserves to maritime zoning for conservation of Pacific bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:18221-5 pubmed publisher
    Over 50% of the total bigeye tuna (BET) landed in the Western Central Pacific Ocean is caught incidentally in the purse seine fishery and sold for canning at prices less than US$2/kg...
  57. Mackenzie B, Mariani P. Spawning of bluefin tuna in the Black Sea: historical evidence, environmental constraints and population plasticity. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39998 pubmed publisher
    The lucrative and highly migratory Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus 1758; Scombridae), used to be distributed widely throughout the north Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea...
  58. Botti S, Giuffra E. Oligonucleotide indexing of DNA barcodes: identification of tuna and other scombrid species in food products. BMC Biotechnol. 2010;10:60 pubmed publisher
    ..The approach can be easily upgraded with the release of new genetic diversity information to increase the range of detected species...
  59. Aranda G, Abascal F, Varela J, Medina A. Spawning behaviour and post-spawning migration patterns of atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) ascertained from satellite archival tags. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76445 pubmed publisher
    Spawning behaviour of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) was investigated using electronic satellite tags deployed in the western Mediterranean spawning ground, around the Balearic Islands (years 2009-2011)...
  60. Hayward C, Ellis D, Foote D, Wilkinson R, Crosbie P, Bott N, et al. Concurrent epizootic hyperinfections of sea lice (predominantly Caligus chiastos) and blood flukes (Cardicola forsteri) in ranched Southern Bluefin tuna. Vet Parasitol. 2010;173:107-15 pubmed publisher
    ..in epizootics of sea lice (mostly Caligus chiastos) and blood flukes (Cardicola forsteri) among Southern Bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) appear to coincide with the onset of an increased mortality...
  61. Meyer B, Lane A, Mann N. Comparison of seal oil to tuna oil on plasma lipid levels and blood pressure in hypertriglyceridaemic subjects. Lipids. 2009;44:827-35 pubmed publisher
    ..005) compared with the placebo group. These results indicate that seal oil is as effective as fish oil in lowering plasma triglycerides and blood pressure. ..
  62. Yokoyama T, Chong K, Miyazaki G, Morimoto H, Shih D, Unzai S, et al. Novel mechanisms of pH sensitivity in tuna hemoglobin: a structural explanation of the root effect. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:28632-40 pubmed
    ..We have solved the crystal structure of tuna hemoglobin in the deoxy form at low and moderate pH and in the presence of carbon monoxide at high pH...
  63. Gonzalez E, Beerli P, Zardoya R. Genetic structuring and migration patterns of Atlantic bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839). BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:252 pubmed publisher
    ..g. present-day ocean currents, past changes in sea temperature and levels) factors. In this regard, Atlantic bigeye tuna shows an interesting genetic structuring pattern with two highly divergent mitochondrial clades (Clades I and II), ..
  64. Graham J, Dickson K. Tuna comparative physiology. J Exp Biol. 2004;207:4015-24 pubmed
  65. Li Z, Youravong W, H Kittikun A. Separation of proteases from yellowfin tuna spleen by ultrafiltration. Bioresour Technol. 2006;97:2364-70 pubmed
    Separation of protease, trypsin and chymotrypsin from yellowfin tuna spleen extract by ultrafiltration (UF) using regenerated cellulose membranes with molecular weight cut off (MWCO) 30 and 100 kDa was studied...
  66. Weng K, Stokesbury M, Boustany A, Seitz A, Teo S, Miller S, et al. Habitat and behaviour of yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares in the Gulf of Mexico determined using pop-up satellite archival tags. J Fish Biol. 2009;74:1434-49 pubmed publisher
    This study presents the first data on movement, habitat use and behaviour for yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares in the Atlantic Basin. Six individuals were tracked in the Gulf of Mexico using pop-up satellite archival tags...
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