skipjack tuna

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oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic

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Size classes were divided at 85 cm FL for yellowfin tuna, with small defined as 1-85 cm FL and large defined as >85 cm FL, (Schaefer, 1998); and at 50 cm FL for skipjack tuna, with small defined as 1-50 cm FL and large defined as >50 cm FL (IATTC (3)).
Data collection was conducted using survey and direct observation in the study site focused on the centers of skipjack tuna fishery activities.
In addition to albacore tuna and skipjack tuna, traditional catches for EU fishermen, the agreement allows experimental fishery for periods of up to six months.
The new agreement sets out fishing opportunities for 70 vessels (45 tuna seiners and 25 surface longliners) that fly a European flag (France, Italy, Portugal and Spain), compared with 57 under the previous agreement, and essentially concerns yellowfin tuna and skipjack 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 the Kenyan marine fishery, scombroid fish include little mackerel, skipjack tuna, blue and black marlins and sardines.
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.
The price of skipjack tuna is estimated to have jumped 70 percent in the last year and Del Monte said the sale - for $363 million - would help its margins.
5-ounce tins of skipjack tuna in Tomato Onion, Chili, Mild Indian Curry, Tomato Basil, Tomato Salsa and Lemon Pepper varieties, along with 3.
The other three species--chub mackerel, skipjack tuna, and largehead hairtail--are overfished in parts of their ranges.
ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the usefulness of fermented skipjack tuna viscera (FSTV) in the diet for juvenile abalone Haliotis discus hannai.
They manned lines attached to the hang baits - small skipjack tuna attached to floats - to bring the sharks within viewing distance.