yellowfin tuna

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yel·low·fin tuna

A commercially important tuna (Thunnus albacares) with yellow fins, found in tropical and subtropical seas.
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yellowfin tuna

(Animals) a large marine food fish, Scomber albacares, of tropical and subtropical waters, having yellow dorsal and anal fins: family Scombridae
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yel′low•fin tu′na

(ˈyɛl oʊˌfɪn)
an important food fish, Thunnus albacares, inhabiting warm seas. Also called yellowfin.
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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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