National Geographic : 1922 Jan
ALLISON'S TUNA (Thunnus allisoni) Little is known of this beautiful Tuna, specimens of which have been recently taken. It feeds on squid and flying fishes, and can bedistinguished easily from the other species by its long dorsal and anal fins. Specimens weighing from 143 to 155 pounds have beentaken. The species isnamed inhonor ofJames A. Allison, President of the Miami Aquarium and Biological Laboratory. It is found on the east coast of Florida intheGulf Stream.