WESTERN ATLANTIC BLUEFIN TUNA

Also known as: Tuna, Bluefin tuna, Toro, Maguro, Giant bluefin, Northern bluefin tuna

 
 

Availability

Year-round

taste/Texture

Bluefin has a distinctive flavor. With its high fat content, it is especially prized for sushi and sashimi. Bluefin tuna flesh is the darkest and fattiest of any tuna. A higher fat content in bluefin tuna is equated with a higher-quality product. The flesh has the firmness and appearance of beef steaks.

source

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

Health Benefits

Bluefin tuna is a very good source of protein, thiamin, selenium, vitamin B6, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Nutrition Information

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