tuna


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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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1 bottle (500 g) Leggos Tuna Bake with spinach and garlic
Tonnino tuna uses Trace Register's Traceability Plus (TR+) system to track its product, Aguilar says.
With the theme Tuna: Gearing Up for the Future, the 18th Tuna Festival will include activities such as topic presentations, break-out sessions and workshops, the result of which will be integral to the National Tuna Management Plan.
Japan succeeded in convincing the IATTC members to implement a plan to reduce the catch of bluefin tuna in the eastern Pacific by 45% in 2015 and 2016 relative to the levels recorded in 2010-2012.
In 2011 and 2012, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the WWF reported that Occidental Mindoro has an average of 600,000 kilos of tuna delivered to local and international markets.
If they really care about our oceans, then Tesco should take this tuna off the shelves today.
According to Sea Shepherd, bluefin tuna poachers are taking advantage of the war situation in Libya to catch this highly endangered fish.
Although the decision would only apply to Atlantic bluefin, consumers were likely to confuse it with other species and reconsider all tuna purchases, Helga Josupeit, fishery industry officer at the UNFAO's fish utilisation and marketing service, told the Seychelles Tuna Conference last week.
Families in San Diego and across the nation need to know the risks of eating tuna sushi and avoid it for the sake of their children.
Stehr says the life-cycle of the tuna is now complete at its land-based breeding facility at Arno Bay, South Australia, with enough eggs and larvae to produce tuna for the next 18 years, ABC reported.
The Mexican government is trying to gut the Dolphin Safe label for tuna and circumvent US law.
AN unusual fundraising event took place in Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs School recently; instead of money, children collected 134 tins of tuna for failed asylum seekers in Newcastle.
While a rival environmental group, Friend of the Sea, doesn't think that all tuna fisheries are threatened, bluefin stocks are believed to be so short that European Union governments agreed last November to a 15-year plan that progressively restricts harvests and requires traceability throughout the supply chain.
A number of health advocacy groups have urged the USDA to remove canned tuna from its Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, also known as WIC, saying the inclusion of tuna exposes breastfeeding mothers and their nursing infants to methylmercury when safer fish options exist.