A Who’s Who of Tunas

Once a lowly sandwich filling, tuna has gone upscale. The largest members of the Scombridae family are now worth about $5.5 billion a year on the global market. These are the most popular.
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Global Annual Catch

Maps and graphic: Ryan Morris, NGM Staff. Illustrations: Kirsten Huntley
Sources: FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources; Shana Miller, the Ocean Foundation