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Albacore

( Thunnus alalunga )
Description

Other names

Albacore Tuna, Tuna, Long-fin Tunny, Long-finned Albacore, Chicken of the sea

How to Catch
Distribution
Eating
Fast Facts
  • Is a member of the family Scombridae (mackerels, tunas, and bonitos)
  • Can grow to 1.5m in length
  • Often referred to as ‘chicken of the sea’ due to it’s tasty white flesh
  • Good eating