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Synonyms for albacore

relatively small tuna with choice white flesh

large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna

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If--like most of us--you've known albacore only as canned "white" tuna, it's mesmerizing to see them alive.
Babcock found that dock prices for albacore were relatively low and that local fishermen were looking for ways to increase sale prices.
It's a gutsy move, but Babcock, 50, says he's got several things on his side that will enable him to build a business selling wild-caught Pacific Coast albacore tuna, packaged in nylon and foil pouches, instead of cans.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature lists big eye tuna and one type of albacore on its "Red List," which categorizes populations that need to be monitored.
Full Sail Brewmaster Jamie Emmerson has teamed up with the Burgerville chain to create an "Amber Ale Battered Albacore Tuna and Summer Slaw" dinner entree, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
The non-profit Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) recommends minimizing consumption of albacore (white) tuna, a large fish that accumulates moderate amounts of mercury in its fatty tissue.
Good sources of omega-3s include fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel and albacore tuna.
The seafood awarded the "Best of the Best" honors, which takes into consideration low levels of contaminants and rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids, includes; albacore tuna (troll- or pole-caught, U.
Although stocks of skipjack, yellowfin and albacore tuna were healthy, several species could soon become overfished, ISSF said.
Ivan O'Kelly, who is a member of the Irish Whale And Dolphin Group, was searching for albacore tuna when he spotted it.
salmon and albacore tuna) or taking fish oil capsules?
One of Katsuya's most-ordered dishes, according to our waiter, is spicy albacore sashimi with crispy onion ($16) from the cold-dish menu.
It has been difficult for any tuna fishery to achieve MSC certification, due to the migratory nature of this fish species but since January, its stores have been selling Taste the difference Albacore in olive oil and Taste the difference Albacore in spring water (both pounds 2.
Wild Planet also offers low and minimal mercury versions of its albacore.
IMMP has issued a warning to fish processors, brokers, and tuna trade offices that Far Ocean Sea Products of Singapore is apparently selling albacore tuna that was caught in gillnets.