The bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus, is an important food fish and prized recreational game fish. It is a true tuna of the genus Thunnus, belonging to the wider mackerel family Scombridae.
In Hawaiian, it is one of two species known as ʻahi; the other is yellowfin tuna.
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