Bluefin Track Over Spill Area (image) Stanford University - Hopkins Marine Station Share Print E-Mail Caption This shows the track (yellow line) and daily positions (dots) of a giant bluefin tuna electronically tagged off Canada on October 25, 2008 -- which spent the period from March 23-May 24, 2009, in the Gulf of Mexico. The track is overlaid on the area of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as of May 24, 2010 (black). Peak spawning of bluefin tuna occurs in this area during April and May. Credit Tag-A-Giant Foundation and Stanford University Usage Restrictions For this story only; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to use it for something else. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.