Skipjack Tuna

species: Katsuwonus pelamis
classification: bony fish
habitat: coastal, open water
feeding habits: fish, squid, crustaceans
photo © Norbert Wu

Range: Tropical, Sub-tropical Worldwide

Serving Suggestion
Recipe for Sauteed Tuna

Nutritional information: low in fat, high in protein, iron

Commercial information: more than 50% of all tuna caught, the most common canned "light" tuna
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