Specifications


Whole


H & G


Loins


Fillets/

V.Pack



Weight


N/A


30 - 80 kg


2.5 - 4 kg


N/A




Yellow Fin Tuna

(Thunnus Albacarus)



Identifying Features Moderate to long pectoral fins, second dorsal fin greatly extended.  Large fleshy keel on caudal peduncle flanked by 2 smaller keels.


Fillets Moderately deep, rather short reddish flesh with a continuous red muscle band along the middle of the fillet.


Habitat Marine; pelagic in the open ocean. Fished in Sri Lanka.


Catching Method Surface long liners and drifting long lines.

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