skipjack tuna


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skipjack tuna

n.
A commercially important tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) of tropical to warm temperate waters, having dark stripes on the side.
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Noun1.skipjack tuna - oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlanticskipjack tuna - oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
scombroid, scombroid fish - important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters
Euthynnus, genus Euthynnus - a genus of Scombridae
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Environmental influences on skipjack tuna availability.
Estimates have been made of either spawning seasons, spawning intervals, fecundities, or energetic costs of spawning for yellowfin tuna (Joseph, 1963; McPherson, 1991; Schaefer, 1996), skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis (Goldberg and Au, 1986; Hunter et al.
The pole-and-line fishery targets skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, and lands about 1,000 metric tons (t), (2.
In Spain, we are very proud to announce that the skipjack tuna, which we serve as part of our salad range, is now also MSC certified", says Ignacio Blanco-Traba, Sr.
In Southeast Asia, fence traps catch king mackerel, Indian mackerel and short mackerel, while beach seines catch bullet tuna, frigate tuna, kawakawa, skipjack tuna, Spanish mackerel, Indian mackerel, king mackerel and seerfish (Tietze et al.
Launched last July, Reel Fish contains 100% Maldivian skipjack tuna caught by pole and line.
6% and dark meat yield of 20% in cooked skipjack tuna [24].
That's because albacore is a larger, more predatory species than skipjack tuna, which is canned as light tuna.
The cups each contained a cool stock, unsalted, the first made from konbu and dried skipjack tuna flakes -- the classic Japanese base called dashi -- and the second made with tomato and scallop.
According to the ISSF, skipjack tuna fisheries around the world are strong and healthy, and account for about 60% of global tuna catches.
In descending order of their proportion in the catch they were bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox), blue shark (Prionace glauca), mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), albacore (Thunnus alalunga), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), ono (Acanthocybium solandri), and shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris).
Bluefin tuna are the most valuable of a whole family of highly migratory, mackerel-family fish that locally includes yellowfin and skipjack tuna, bonito, albacore (the tuna of our cans and lunches), little tunny or false albacore, king mackerel, bullet mackerel, cero and Atlantic mackerel.