Fat Tuna


Atlantic bonito

Sarda Sarda

The Atlantic bonito occurs mostly along coastal areas and around shallow seamounts. Although commonly encountered near the surface, this species also occurs in depths of up to 150m.

Conservation Status

Local stocks appear to be healthy.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The Atlantic bonito has a maximum reported size of 91 cm (11 kg) and a maximum reported age of 5 years.


May to October



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