- Second dorsal and anal fins not elongated
- Bronze stripe on sides
- Second dorsal fin dusky and all finlets dark with white edges
- Long pectoral fin nearly reaches below the beginning of the second dorsal fin
Similar Species: Yellowfin tuna, T. albacares (elongated second dorsal and anal fins); and bluefin tuna, T. thynnus (has short pectoral fins and reaches a much larger size)
Size: Common to 28 inches
Coastal to offshore waters
Feed on small fishes, invertebrates and plankton.