NORTH ATLANTIC ALBACORE TUNA

Also known as: Northern albacore, Longfin tuna, Germon

 
 

Availability

Fresh year-round, with peaks in the fall, and frozen year-round.

taste/Texture

Mild, rich taste. Firm texture and large, moist flakes. Albacore meat is not as dense or firm as bluefin tuna, so it's not as well-suited for sashimi.

source

U.S. wild-caught from Massachusetts to Louisiana.

Health Benefits

Low in fat and cholesterol with the most omega-3 fatty acids of any of the tuna species.

Nutrition Information

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