~ 1.2-1.5 lb Wild Albacore Tuna frozen loin. This fish was wild caught, hook and line on Haida Gwaii, British Columbia.
Albacore Tuna’s scientific name is Thunnus alalunga. Wild Pacific Albacore Tuna Brought to you by Organic Ocean out of British Columbia. This wild Pacific albacore tuna was caught by hook and line off the west coast of Haida Gwaii which is about as far north as these highly migratory fish range. The populations from which these fish are healthy, well-managed younger, three to four-year class fish which are comparatively free of mercury accumulation. While albacore has the highest level of Omega-3’s of all tunas, this particular albacore which is harvested in the fall has an especially high oil content and flavourful flesh from a diet of oil-rich forage fish.