Happy Hooker 3
Puerto Colón, Tenerife (ES)
The Albacore (Thunnus alalunga) has large eyes and long pectoral fins. This is why this species is also known as longfin tuna. The largest Albacore can reach up to 140 cm (4.6ft) and weigh up to 60kg (130lb).
Albacore are mainly caught trolling lures, mainly skirted lures because their primary food source is cephalopods. This pelagic fish appears to be wide-spread and abundant in the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. When fishing for albacore you can also catch skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna and bluefin tuna.
Albacore can be found in the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.
The Albacore is a very good eating fish. The have firm meat, very popular in the finest cuisines. Albacore can be a good source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Widely used for canned tuna, albacore can also be used for sushi. Other great ways to eat albacore is grilled or Pan-Cooked combined with a citrus-ginger sauce or a oriental sesame sauce for example.