Albacore (Thunnus alalunga)


Albacore
Thunnus alalunga

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scombridae
Genus: Thunnus
Species: T. alalunga
A very popular fish taken by offshore anglers.
The most valuable of all tunas for canning.
The only tuna that can be labeled as "white meat tuna".
The albcore can be identified by the very long pectoral fin.