Definitions for yellowfin tunaˈyɛl oʊˌfɪn
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yellowfin, yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares(noun)
may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics
An edible species of tuna, Thunnus albacares, found in tropical seas; the ahi.
An individual member of that species.
The yellowfin tuna is a species of tuna found in pelagic waters of tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide. Yellowfin is often marketed as ahi, from the Hawaiian ʻahi, a name also used there for the closely related bigeye tuna. The species name, albacares can also lead to confusion: in English the albacore tuna is a different species, while yellowfin is officially designated albacore in French and referred to as albacora by Portuguese fishermen.
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