Albacore - Thunnus alalunga (Tombo)

Finfish  <<  Albacore

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Albacore,  Thunnus alalunga  (Tombo)


World-wide in tropical and temperate oceans



Method of Capture:

Pole & Line, Longline, Troll, Purse Seine, Handline

Sustainability Consideration:

When possible, buy from pole & line, troll, and handline fisheries.

Size Range:

15 to 50 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Rich and clean, our local albacore being buttery in flavor, with a firm texture

Cooking Tips:

serve raw, confit, grill, broil, sauté, salt-pack & cure loin, marinate and roast loin