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al buh kawr

  • n  relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna
  • n  large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters

  • That's why such large predatory fish as shark, swordfish, mackerel, tilefish and albacore tuna are so heavily contaminated.
  • Asanebo is my favorite, but Katsu-ya with its seared albacore with crispy onions has blossomed into a mini-chain here.
  • Light tuna is low in mercury, compared with white (albacore) or red (bluefin) tuna.
News & Articles

  • Make plans now for the great albacore chase
    Let's talk tuna. This week's fishing hole is the world's largest, the Pacific Ocean. And this week's quarry is fast becoming Oregon's most popular salt-water sport fish, albacore tuna.
    July 4, 2013 - Salem Statesman Journal
    Despite the lack of sign of albacore, ocean anglers have plenty of options heading into what likely will be a four-day weekend for many.
    July 2, 2013 - U-T San Diego

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