Skipjack Tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)
This top predator is a highly migratory species of tuna found in tropical and subtropical waters, usually preferring the warmer surface waters.
New Zealand is the southern limit of the skipjack tuna migration route where they visit the northeast from December to May, or in later months from New Plymouth to Cape Farewell.
Flesh is dark red with high fat, low moisture and a medium texture. Traditionally used for canned product.
|Product||Grade||Pack size||Land Frozen|
|Raw||per 100g edible portion|
|Total Fat (g)||8.2|
|Saturated Fat (g)||2.5|