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Cobia, a marine fish, have been collected along the central North Carolina coast for many years. This article details the life history of this fish within North Carolina waters as they progress to different areas for different life stages.
The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) typically range in oceanic waters along the entire Eastern Atlantic coast and in the northern Gulf of Mexico. However, there have been several reports of bluefin tuna in shallow depths of estuarine waters. Bluefin tuna were observed in Archers Creek located at the end of Bogue Banks, North Carolina.
Atlantic menhaden fish were collected from purse-seine catches at Reedville, Virginia and Beaufort, North Carolina in 2003. The fork length to total length and length to weight relationships are presented to help investigators have more precise biostatistical information on forage fishes.