FAQ

Q: What are bluefin tuna?
A: The Atlantic bluefin tuna is a species of tuna in the Scombridae family. It is variously known as the northern bluefin tuna, giant bluefin tuna and formerly as the tunny.

Q: Where are bluefin tuna found?
A: Atlantic bluefin are native to both the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Mediterranean Sea. Atlantic bluefin have become extinct in the Black Sea. The Atlantic bluefin tuna is a close relative of the other two bluefin tuna species—the Pacific bluefin tuna and the southern bluefin tuna.

Q: How do I catch a bluefin tuna?
A: Rod & Reel and Harpooning are the best ways to catch a Bluefin.

Q: Where is the best place to go fishing for bluefin tuna?
A: Off the coast of New England, especially Massachusetts, is the best place to catch a Bluefin Tuna

Q: How much does a bluefin tuna sell for?
A: The price per pound depends on the quality of the fish but you can assume you will get $8-$20 a pound.

Q: Where is Wicked Tuna filmed?
A: The TV Show, Wicked Tuna, is filmed off the coast of New England with boats out of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.