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North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries' Guide to What's Catching
TUNA/BONTIO/MACKEREL FISH
 

Please see NCDMF Recreational Fishing Guide for more information on Size/Catch Limits on Tuna and Mackerel.
Also NOTE: Bluefin, Bigeye, and Yellowfin Tuna catches are regulated by NMFS and require Federal Permit.

Bluefin Tuna

Tuna
Thunnus thynnus
Size and Catch Limits
Citation Size Requirements
Detailed information

 

Bluefin tuna

King Mackerel

Kingfish
Scomberomorus cavalla
Size and Catch Limits
State Record
Citation Size Requirements
Detailed information

 

King mackerel

Little Tunny

False Albacore, Spotted Bonito
Euthynnus alletteratus
Detailed information

 

Little tunny

Skipjack Tuna

Albacore, Oceanic Bonito
Euthynnus pelamis

Detailed information

 

Skipjack tuna

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All fish illustrations by Duane Raver, Jr. from the book Fisherman's Guide: Fishes of the Southeastern United States
Email
Steve.Mehan@ncdenr.gov for information on the use of these images.

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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