Yellowfin Tuna

Yellowfin tuna, like all tuna fish, falls under the mackerel species. This tuna is a warm-blooded fish and has beautiful red colored fish flesh. Yellowfin tuna is characterized by its cobalt blue to black back with a long yellow belly and dorsal fin. This specie is a very fast growing fish and can reach an age of 9 years. The Yellowfin tuna from Amacore comes from the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Tuna is firm and bright red in color, even after thawing. Tuna meat can be prepared by baking, grilling or smoking, and is also extremely suitable as Sashimi or processed in sushi.

Commercial name

Yellowfin Tuna

Scientific name

Thunnus albacares


Spain, Vietnam, Indonesia

Catching area

FAO 77, FAO 27, FAO 51, FAO 57

Fish Specifications

Loins, Steaks, Saku, Chunks, B&P, Cubes


5 kg, 10 kg, 20 kg 25 kg


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