Tuna information resource

Tuna or freshwater eels - the most widespread freshwater fish in New Zealand - are amazing animals, starting life as a tiny egg in the depths of the Pacific Ocean.

There is no argument regarding the importance of tuna in the lives of Māori, where this taonga species permeates, for example, place names, whakataukī, legends, waiata and artwork. 

This is a 'living' educational resource that summarises a large amount of scientific and technical literature, published in journals, reports, websites, and books.