Thunnus alalunga


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Noun1.Thunnus alalunga - large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tunaThunnus alalunga - 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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The species were the following: bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus); albacore (Thunnus alalunga); longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox); blue shark (Prionace glauca); dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), also known as mahi mahi; skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamisY, yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares); striped marlin (Kajikia audax); sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri); snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens); and escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum).
It may be typically absent in most large predatory fish stomach contents (literature reviewed by [76]), but a few individuals were eaten by dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus [77], bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus [39], yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares [40], albacore, Thunnus alalunga [40], swordfish, Xiphias gladius [40, 78], and lancetfish [40, 41].
Sotelo, "Changes in volatile bases and trimethylamine oxide during the canning of albacore (Thunnus alalunga)," International Journal ofFood Science & Technology, vol.
Characterization of large pelagic stocks (Thunnus thynnus L., Thunnus alalunga Bonn, Sarda sarda Bloch, Xiphias gladius L.) in the Mediterranean.
In Southern California, anglers can take half-day or full-day trips targeting species such as yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares; albacore tuna, Thunnus alalunga; dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus; and yellow tail, Seriola lalandi dorsalis.
(2015) in Thunnus alalunga. Those authors reported [V.sub.i] values (pre-vitellogenic and vitellogenic oocytes) of less than 50%, and described the relationship between [OD.sub.vi] and [V.sub.i] by a polynomial function, as recorded for both species.
However, northeastern Pacific fishes such as Finescale Triggerfish (Balistes polylepis), Louvar (Luvarus imperialis), Skipjack Tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), Albacore Tuna (Thunnus alalunga), Pacific Mackerel (Scomber japonicus), Thresher Shark (Alopias vulpinus), Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola), Pacific Saury (Cololabis saira) and Pacific Pompano (Peprilus simillimus) are known to shift their range north during El Nino events and other warm periods (Karinen and others 1985; Pearcy and others 1985; Schoener and Fluharty 1985; Pearcy and Schoener 1987; Medred 2014; Bond and others 2015; Welch 2015a).
Content of mercury and cadmium in fish (Thunnus alalunga) and cephalopods (Eledone moschata) from the south-easter Mediterranean Sea", Food Addit.
It has been reported that application of HP affects the color of beef muscle (Serra et al., 2007), minced muscle of albacore tuna, Thunnus alalunga (Ramirez-Suarez and Morrissey, 2006), and meat products such as sausages causing a brighter appearance (Crehana et al., 2000).
The Western Mediterranean is an important fishing area for the Spanish drifting longline fleet which mainly targets swordfish (Xiphias gladius), bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) and albacore (Thunnus alalunga) [12, 13].