Observations in the Family: Scombridae

Euthynnus affinis

Euthynnus affinis
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Fish expert
Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed on: 24th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

longfin tuna

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By: AndrewFAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in Fish
Location: Cape Canyon area
Observed on: 30th March 2011
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

yellowfin tuna

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By: AndrewFAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in Fish
Location: Cape Canyon area
Observed on: 3rd November 2011
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Yellowfin Tuna

yellowfin tuna (2)
By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Observed on: 4th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: About 70 cm long

wahoo

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By: AndrewFAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in Fish
Location: Cape Point offshore
Observed on: 17th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Young wahoo caught off Cape Point. Not common, but are seen and caught when water temps rise. Specimen donated to UCT

yellowfin tuna

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By: AndrewFAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in FishAndrewF's reputation in Fish
Location: offshore cape point
Observed on: 14th April 2010
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

yellowfin tuna

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By: brunnibrunni's reputation in Fishbrunni's reputation in Fish
Location: offshore
Observed on: 8th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Marine pelagic, depth over 600 meters. Weight ca. 40 kgs.

Tuna

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By: shaneshane is knowledgeable about Fishshane's earned reputation in Fishshane's earned reputation in Fish
Location: St Helena Bay
Observed on: 21st May 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th May 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

wahoo 25kg

wahoo 25kg
By: brunnibrunni's reputation in Fishbrunni's reputation in Fish
Location: Donk 2
Observed on: 19th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 30th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3
Description: Body is elongated and covered with almost invisible scales; back is a dark iridescent blue, sides are silvery, with a pattern of irregular vertical blue bars; razor sharp teeth.

Tuna catch 1950s

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By: FishForLifeFishForLife's reputation in FishFishForLife's reputation in Fish
Location: Main Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 1st January 1950
Added to iSpot: 16th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Big catch of tuna off Cape Point from the 1950s

Tuna 1950s

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By: FishForLifeFishForLife's reputation in FishFishForLife's reputation in Fish
Location: Main Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 1st January 1950
Added to iSpot: 16th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Tuna caught in 1950s from the shore

Yellowfin tuna caught 1950s

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By: FishForLifeFishForLife's reputation in FishFishForLife's reputation in Fish
Location: Rooikrans, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 1st January 1950
Added to iSpot: 16th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: caught at Rooikrans in 1950s

Tuna circa 1950s

tuna 1950
By: FishForLifeFishForLife's reputation in FishFishForLife's reputation in Fish
Location: Main Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 1st January 1950
Added to iSpot: 16th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Yellowfin tuna caught from boat circa 1950

Tuna from Rooikrans

tuna rooikrans 1950
By: FishForLifeFishForLife's reputation in FishFishForLife's reputation in Fish
Location: Main Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 1st March 1964
Added to iSpot: 16th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Yellowfin tuna caught from shore

Scomberomorus commerson

Scomberomorus commerson
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Fish expert
Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed on: 3rd July 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Background tuna

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By: LvDLvD's reputation in FishLvD's reputation in Fish
Location: South of cape point
Observed on: 9th February 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 4

yellow fin tuna

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By: shaneshane is knowledgeable about Fishshane's earned reputation in Fishshane's earned reputation in Fish
Location: canyon
Observed on: 14th November 2011
Added to iSpot: 10th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 2

King Mackerel

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer's reputation in FishAlex Dreyer's reputation in FishAlex Dreyer's reputation in FishAlex Dreyer's reputation in Fish
Location: Indigo Bay, Mozambique
Observed on: 30th October 2004
Added to iSpot: 22nd January 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Eastern Little Tuna

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer's reputation in FishAlex Dreyer's reputation in FishAlex Dreyer's reputation in FishAlex Dreyer's reputation in Fish
Location: Indigo Bay, Mozambique
Observed on: 30th October 2004
Added to iSpot: 22nd January 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 4

YELLOWFIN TUNA Danie's first

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By: kenmkenm's reputation in Fishkenm's reputation in Fish
Location: S W of CAPE POINT
Observed on: 1st January 1970
Added to iSpot: 6th December 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 5

tuna

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By: shaneshane is knowledgeable about Fishshane's earned reputation in Fishshane's earned reputation in Fish
Location: canyon
Observed on: 13th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 15th September 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Swims in large shoals. Attached are 2 photographs, one is of the fish directly underneath the boat and the other is the shoal around the boat.The distances are in fathoms. Fish are marked as red with green outline.

tuna

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By: shaneshane is knowledgeable about Fishshane's earned reputation in Fishshane's earned reputation in Fish
Location: canyon
Observed on: 13th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 15th September 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3

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