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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Thai skipjack tuna prices are recovering rapidly from a drop in July, boosted by the ban on sh aggregation devices in the Western and Central Pacic, which came into place in July and normally last for three months.
Gongona said these boats can now be used by the beneficiaries to fish within the municipal waters which is primary home to diverse marine resources like tulingan, gulyasan, and tambakol (skipjack tuna family), galunggong (round scad), dalagang-bukid (fusilier), talakitok (trevally), sapsap (ponyfish) and tamban (sardine), among others, while they wait for the restoration of the motherboat, F/B Gem-Ver 1.
Barilis (yellow fin tuna) badlon (blue trevally) and salimbagon (skipjack tuna) are now being sold at P400 up to P500 per kilo from P280 per kilo.
With control over half of the world's supply of skipjack tuna and about a third of global tuna stocks, the PNA is a veritable OPEC of the sea.
The quarterly and regional catch rates of mahi mahi, skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), yellowfin tuna, and striped marlin are also presented in Figure 3B.
Favourite fish include skipjack tuna, littletuna, yellowfin tuna, frigate tuna, bigeye scad,wahoo,and mahi-mahi.
We guide the tenders to a sandy beach for a barbecue under the stars, as fruit bats fly home overhead and skipjack tuna perform their frenzied synchronised swimming around the yachts.
As at Tamashiro's, the variety of poke is giddying, including dried aku (skipjack tuna), concentrated and blood-rich; smoked marlin; clams, oysters and mussels; nearly a dozen variations with ahi; and even pipikaula (Hawaiian beef jerky).
* 200-500 mg: Other canned tuna, skipjack tuna, Alaskan pollock, Pacific rockfish, all clams, crab, lobster, snapper, grouper, flounder/sole, ocean perch, squid.
Main forage on the marlin menu consists of small dolphin, blackfin and skipjack tuna. Our goal was to mimic these.