Definition of Bluefin

1. Noun. Flesh of very large tuna.

Exact synonyms: Bluefin Tuna
Group relationships: Bluefin Tuna, Horse Mackerel, Thunnus Thynnus
Generic synonyms: Tuna, Tuna Fish, Tunny

2. Noun. Largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics.
Exact synonyms: Bluefin Tuna, Horse Mackerel, Thunnus Thynnus
Group relationships: Genus Thunnus, Thunnus
Generic synonyms: Tuna, Tunny
Terms within: Bluefin Tuna

Definition of Bluefin

1. n. A species of whitefish (Coregonus nigripinnis) found in Lake Michigan.

Definition of Bluefin

1. Noun. bluefin tuna, a number of types of tuna characterised by their blue fins. ¹

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Definition of Bluefin

1. a large tuna [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bluefin

1. A species of whitefish (Coregonus nigripinnis) found in Lake Michigan. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluefin

bluecomb disease of chickens
bluecomb disease of turkeys
bluecomb virus
bluefin (current term)
bluefin tuna

Literary usage of Bluefin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheries: Smoothing the Path by Bertrand Le Gallic (2006)
"In addition, the Italian legislation provided for criteria directed to: • establish which vessels to include in the list of those allowed to fish bluefin ..."

2. Fish Piracy: Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing by OECD Staff, Committee for Fisheries (2004)
"Under BTAP, the ICCAT identifies non-Contracting Parties whose vessels have been fishing for Atlantic bluefin tuna in a manner which diminishes the ..."

3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"220—bluefin Cisco, Argyrosomus nigripinnis Gill. Sheboygan. ... Closely allied to the lake herring is the bluefin of Lake Michigan and of certain lakes in ..."

4. Why Fish Piracy Persists: The Economics of Illegal, Unreported, and by Emily Andrews-Chouicha, Kathleen Gray (2005)
"The core of the TIS is the provision for all members of the CCSBT to require a completed CCSBT Statistical Document for all imports of southern bluefin tuna ..."

5. Our Common Journey: A Transition Toward Sustainability by National Research Council (1999)
"An Assessment of Atlantic bluefin Tuna. Committee to Review Atlantic bluefin Tuna. (1994). Applications of Analytical Chemistry to Oceanic Carbon Cycle ..."

6. Liberalising Fisheries Markets: Scope and Effects by (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, OECD Staff, Committee for Fisheries (2003)
"Members of ICCAT have agreed to such measures due to catches of bluefin tuna by the non-members being considered inconsistent with ICCAT*s conservation ..."

7. Inter-Linkages: The Kyoto Protocol and the International Trade and by W. Bradnee Chambers (2001)
"Such a recommendation was made in 1996 in connection with Atlantic bluefin tuna and its products from Belize, Honduras, and Panama: ibid., at p. 858. ..."

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