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albacore:

see tunatuna
or tunny,
game and food fishes, the largest members of the family Scombridae (mackerel family) and closely related to the albacore and bonito. They have streamlined bodies with two fins, and five or more finlets on the back.
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albacore

a tunny, Thunnus alalunga, occurring mainly in warm regions of the Atlantic and Pacific. It has very long pectoral fins and is a valued food fish
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All albacore tuna at Oregon Seafoods--and across the industry--is hand-filleted, as there is not currently a machine on the market to do the job.
We observed declines in CPUE trends of large high-trophic-level and lower P/B species, including striped marlin, shortbill spearfish, bigeye tuna, albacore tuna, and blue shark.
David Burney, then the executive director of the US Tuna Foundation, told the New York Times in 2005 that his wife ate a can of albacore tuna almost every day while pregnant, and that his nine-year-old triplets ate several cans of albacore a week.
2 slices of low-calorie bread (40 calories each slice) Lean ham or turkey breast (60 calories per 3 slices) or 1 can of solid white albacore tuna in water (drained) 1 slice low-calorie chees (40 calories) 2 tablespoon of favorite fat-free, low-calorie dressing or 1 tablespoon of little mayonnaise (50 to 80 calories).
Though the agency plans to end an allowance for canned albacore tuna under the program, it may still offer light tuna, which critics say also can contain enough mercury to cause health effects.
Eat canned light tuna instead of albacore tuna, since albacore tuna is more likely to accumulate mercury.
Avoid canned white or albacore tuna, mackerel, shark, swordfish, tuna steaks and tilefish.
Albacore tuna has more methyl mercury than canned light tuna.
in 1903, when a Californian fish packer was having trouble getting enough sardines and began processing albacore tuna instead.
At the next level, which is recommended at no more than one six-ounce serving per week, is listed orange roughy, marlin, canned white albacore tuna, sea trout, fresh tuna, blue fish and lobster.
When choosing your two meals of fish and shellfish, you may eat up to 6 ounces (one average meal) of albacore tuna per week.
Albacore tuna contains more mercury, so albacore consumption was limited to 6 ounces (one average meal) per week.