Published On: Sun, Nov 9th, 2014

Bluefin – Pacific bluefin tuna 300 kg (660 lb 6 oz) Thunnus orientalis

Pacific-bluefin-tunaA potential all-tackle record may be in store for New Zealand ‘s A. G. Hamilton, of Whangarei, who landed a 300 kg (660 lb 6 oz) Pacific bluefin tuna ( Thunnus orientalis ) in ninety minutes while fishing out of Greymouth, New Zealand. The current record is 617 lb 4 oz caught September 10, 2005 at Hokitika Trench, New Zealand.

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