Gymnosarda unicolor - Dogtooth Tuna

This fantastic fish can be found in the Pacific, Red Sea, East Africa north to Japan and to south Australia. Found primarily around the deep side of reefs and deep-sea. You can catch it with long-line or using trolling lures, wire is required due to sharp teeth. Dogtooth Tuna have two separate dorsal fins, followed by finlets. The look is blue to black above and silver belly. Travels in small schools and with other types of tuna spices. Maturity is around 65 cm or 2 foot and maximum size is 247 cm or 8 foot and the larger size is 120 kg or 265 pounds.

Dogtooth Tuna or Gymnosarda unicolor painting.