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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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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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Consumption of canned albacore tuna
should be limited to once or twice a month, said the center's president.
But amid alarming new reports of mercury in canned albacore tuna
and contaminants in farmed salmon, is the eat-fish mantra still wise?
''Tuna steaks and canned albacore tuna
generally contain higher levels of mercury than canned light tuna,'' it said.
Tuna steaks and canned albacore tuna
, also called white tuna, generally contain three times the mercury of canned "light" tuna, federal tests show.