Albacore Tuna

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Thunnus alalulunga

Characteristics

  • Caught throughout the South Pacific
  • Loins average 5 to 12 pounds
  • Skin on
  • Flesh colour ranges from pale pink to light red, depending on diet
  • Best value of all the Ahi Tuna

Handling & Storage

  • Keep well chilled and well wrapped in cooler between 1ºto 4º C
  • Minimum shelf life is 3 days from delivery
  • Keep tightly wrapped, as exposure to air will cause tuna to turn brown
  • Store with bloodline facing down

Seasonal Availability

Available year round

Flavour/Texture Profile

  • Moderate to full flavour
  • Medium to firm texture

Cooking Tips

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