Albacore

Albacore




Scientific name Thunnus alalunga
Family Scombridae
FAO code ALB

General characteristics of the species

Bone migratory fish. Pectoral fins rather long, extending beyond the base of the second dorsal fin. First dorsal fin markedly higher than the second. The first dorsal fin has an intense yellow color and the anal fin and the second dorsal fin a light yellow color. Pinules are black. It can reach a total length of up to about 1.27 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (jump and stick, troll and drift longline).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes / pallets, or in crates / baskets. Fresh, on ice and frozen.