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Synonyms for tuna

tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica

important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae

New Zealand eel

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Each can of Pole & Line contains a solid, hand-filleted tuna steak cooked to perfection.
According to the scientific data considered during the adoption of this resolution, the recovery of the populations of bluefin tuna is possible, " said Mario Aguilar Sanchez, commissioner of Mexico's Comision Nacional de Acuacultura y Pesca (CONAPESCA).
2 pounds high-quality canned tuna (preferably packed in olive oil), well drained
But it is also important to remember that the same, fat rich bluefin suited to raw preparation, would not do well in a Florida or Louisiana market where the client base may prefer cooked tuna steaks.
Skipjack tuna specimens were selected by staff members of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) from the landings of purse seiners at processing plants in Manta (Ecuador), Ensenada and Mazatlan (Mexico), Mayaguez and San Juan (Puerto Rico), and Cumana (Venezuela).
Albacore tuna is about twice as expensive as the cheaper, more fragmented canned tuna, but many consider the improved (less "fishy") flavor well worth the still-reasonable cost compared to that of fresh fish.
World canned tuna producers exported 315,000 tons of canned product in 1985, up 140 percent from 1979.
Albacore Tuna has quickly become a well known staple in restaurants and home kitchens across the country," said Frank Dulcich, president and CEO of Pacific Seafood Group.
Jinich was happy to see the wide array of dishes the students created because, "When it comes to fish, tuna is one of the most nutritious and versatile ingredients; from sashimi and ceviche, to salads, casseroles and empanadas-just to name a few of my regular choices-cooks have such wide range of how to use it in successful ways in their kitchens.
He said: "Tesco made one of the biggest commitments of all to sell the most sustainable tuna.
According to NFI officials, the ocean stocks that supply canned tuna are not on the verge of collapse, with stocks of skipjack, which makes up nearly 70% of all tuna eaten in the U.
INGREDIENTS: For the tuna: 140g/5oz fresh tuna steak; sea salt and freshly ground black pepper; 25g/1oz sesame seeds; 1tbsp good quality extra virgin olive oil.
Also gone in StarKist Low Sodium Albacore White or Chunk Light Tuna is much of the salt you'd get from canned tuna, which you need like a hole in the head (especially if you're mashing with mayo).
A trade ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna could put shoppers off buying all forms of tuna unless the industry acts now to educate them, experts have warned.
San Diego, CA -- A recent undercover investigation of San Diego's top sushi restaurants is adding to the bad news about high levels of mercury in tuna.