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Fast-moving schools are locally common in deep
coastal waters but rarely seen by divers. Robust but streamlined
wavy lines on the back, breast usually decorated by several black spots.
Feeds upon small fish and squid. This tuna has dark oily flesh of
minor commercial importance. Attains 39
inches and weight of 30 pounds. Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.