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al·ba·core

 (ăl′bə-kôr′)
n. pl. albacore or al·ba·cores
A large tuna (Thunnus alalunga) of tropical to temperate seas that is commercially important as a source of canned fish.

[Portuguese albacor, from Arabic al-bakūra : al-, the + bakūra, albacore; see bkr in Semitic roots.]

albacore

(ˈælbəˌkɔː)
n
(Animals) 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. Also called: long-fin tunny
[C16: from Portuguese albacor, from Arabic al-bakrah, from al the + bakr young camel]

al•ba•core

(ˈæl bəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr)

n., pl. -cores, (esp. collectively) -core.
a long-finned tuna, Thunnus alalunga.
[1570–80; < Portuguese albacora « North African Arabic al-bakūrah the tuna]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.albacore - relatively small tuna with choice white fleshalbacore - relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna
long-fin tunny, Thunnus alalunga, albacore - large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
tuna fish, tunny, tuna - important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
2.albacore - large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tunaalbacore - large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
albacore - relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna
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Presentations on fishing for halibut, salmon and albacore tuna as well as trade-show vendors will be featured during the Saltwater Sportsmen's Show on Saturday and Sunday at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem.
Fish with higher mercury content (and the ones to avoid) are the bigger fish: marlin, albacore tuna, tilefish, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
A torpedo-shaped creature that looks as if it's been dipped in liquid silver, shooting through the water at up to 25 miles an hour, albacore tuna is an unexpectedly beautiful fish.
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However, some seafood, such as swordfish and albacore tuna, contain high levels of mercury that could harm a developing fetus or interfere with a young child's nervous system.
This will mean strictly following scientific opinions on the state of fish stocks, says the Commission, and maintaining the status quo on quotas for swordfish and albacore tuna in the North and South Atlantic, and bluefin tuna in the Eastern and Western Atlantic.