bluefin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bluefin largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
    • n bluefin flesh of very large tuna
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: For a short distance, the bluefin tuna can swim 50 miles per hour.
    • n Bluefin (Zoöl) A species of whitefish (Coregonus nigripinnis) found in Lake Michigan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bluefin A local name in the United States of the lake-herring or whitefish of Lake Michigan, Coregonus nigripinnis. See cisco.
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Usage


In news:

The scallop-boat fleet attracts large schools of bluefin tuna.
Twitter, Bluefin, Facebook and Foursquare Visualize a Nation Voting.
Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market saw last year's record broken with the auction of a $736,000 bluefin tuna.
A Massachusetts fishing crew caught the mother of all fish when it snagged a massive 881-pound bluefin tuna in its net more than a week ago.
Not everything I learned about bluefin tuna could fit into the feature about that fish that appears in this week's issue of Nation's Restaurant News.
San Diego Company's Bluefin -Tuna Breeding A First.
A San Diego-based seafood company says it has spawned bluefin tuna naturally at their fish farm in Croatia.
Lawsuit Threatened Over Bluefin Tuna.
Tuna's Slow Death: Feds Refuse to Protect the Bluefin (Again).
NOAA's Gamble on the Bluefin Tuna.
The Atlantic bluefin tuna's days could be numbered.
Feds to study whether oil endangered bluefin tuna.
Serve bluefin tuna at your restaurant.
Bluefin too expensive for most consumers.
No trade ban for declining bluefin tuna.
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