Pre-Shift Glossary

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Tuna, Albacore California

Latin Name: Thunnus alalunga

Tableside Information:

Common Name: Longfin Tuna, Tombo, Tunny, Albie

Rich yet Clean.

Crunchy, Smooth, Rich, Clean

Food Information:

THE FISHING - This special Tuna offering is a direct Southern California shipping opportunity. When Deep Water Pacific fleet members catch the best currents, they slip directly into San Diego to offload. This is a very special occurrence and brings the best of the Pacific Deep Water, and Hawaii to the Mainland. has a unique opportunity to bring these species to our Chefs. Opah & Bigeye Tuna are two of the most marketable fish from the South Pacific, and we have them Next Day to you.

THE FISH - The fish have been feeding on the schools of rich Anchovies and Sardines in the coastal upwelling, so they’re healthy and have more nutritious oils. Rich yet clean Albacore is perfect for Sushi to Wood Grilled. Albacore is a great substitute for higher priced Yellowfin & Big Eye. Albacore boasts a Lean, Crunchy texture with a Moderate Flavor.

Grill, Sashimi, Poke, Roasted

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

Southern California & Mexico


Deep Pacific Longline


Baja Peninsula Fleet

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line