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a bluefin tuna feeding on a fish in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
March 3, 2014


A voracious predator, the bluefin tuna feeds mainly on small fish, crustaceans, and squid. But it too is pursued relentlessly as the human appetite for its flesh continues to grow.

See more pictures from the March 2014 feature story “Quicksilver.”

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Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic

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