tuna

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tuna, canned albacore
relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna albacore
large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters albacore , long-fin tunny , Thunnus alalunga
medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna Atlantic bonito , Sarda sarda , skipjack
flesh of very large tuna bluefin , bluefin tuna
largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics bluefin , bluefin tuna , horse mackerel , Thunnus thynnus
flesh of mostly Pacific food fishes of the genus Sarda of the family Scombridae; related to but smaller than tuna bonito
fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna bonito , Katsuwonus pelamis , oceanic bonito
omega-3 fatty acid with 22 carbon atoms; found in fish (especially tuna and bluefish) docosahexaenoic acid
omega-3 fatty acid with 20 carbon atoms; found in fish (especially tuna and bluefish) eicosapentaenoic acid
oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito Euthynnus pelamis , skipjack , skipjack tuna
marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna family Scombridae , Scombridae
one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna order Perciformes , order Percomorphi , Perciformes , Percomorphi
salad composed primarily of chopped canned tuna fish tuna fish salad , tuna salad
oil obtained from tuna tuna oil
sandwich that resembles a hamburger but made with tuna instead of beef tunaburger
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