yellowfin tuna


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yel·low·fin tuna

 (yĕl′ō-fĭn′)
n.
A commercially important tuna (Thunnus albacares) with yellow fins, found in tropical and subtropical seas.

yellowfin tuna

(ˈjɛləʊˌfɪn)
n
(Animals) a large marine food fish, Scomber albacares, of tropical and subtropical waters, having yellow dorsal and anal fins: family Scombridae

yel′low•fin tu′na

(ˈyɛl oʊˌfɪn)
n.
an important food fish, Thunnus albacares, inhabiting warm seas. Also called yellowfin.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yellowfin tuna - may reach 400 poundsyellowfin tuna - may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics
genus Thunnus, Thunnus - tunas: warm-blooded fishes
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
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An increase was also recorded in the production of skipjack, yellowfin tuna, mud crab, blue crab, big-eye tuna, mudfish, catfish and oysters.
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In 2016, it received the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for skipjack and yellowfin tuna purse seine and pole-and-line fishery.
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Researchers from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, led by Sascha Nicklisch, analyzed POPs in the dorsal muscle fillets of 117 wild-caught yellowfin tuna from 12 capture locations in the Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, Western Pacific, and Indian oceans.
Now the company is putting that same superior quality in a tin with its 100-percent yellowfin tuna that is wild caught in the eastern Pacific.
Similarly, the country's other vital food source -- yellowfin tuna -- is said to have been brought to Maldivian shores by the country's great mythical hero Bodu Niyami Kale[THORN]afanu a seafarer who travelled to the end of the earth to bring the valuable fish to the islands' seas.
It is worth mentioning that the Commission is the organisation responsible for organizing the fisheries of 16 species of migratory fish, including Yellowfin Tuna and Kingfish, as well as the many other species interconnected in international waters in the Indian Ocean region.
Our offshore effort didn't reveal any little green men, but those pelagic bullies known as yellowfin tuna made an impressive showing.
Our goal was to examine fine-scale variability in the feeding habits and trophic position of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) and skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) caught together in mixed schools by purse seine to examine the null hypothesis that the association between these 2 tuna species is not related to trophic interactions.
The price of yellowfin tuna has already risen by a third over the past six months.
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