Atún de Aleta Amarilla | Yellowfin Tuna
Scientific Name: Thunnus albacares
Common Name: Yellowfin Tuna
Culinary Use: Yellowfin Tuna is highly valued in culinary preparations, particularly in sushi, sashimi, and seared tuna dishes. Its firm, flavorful flesh has a slightly pink color and a meaty texture. Yellowfin Tuna is known for its rich flavor, making it a popular choice for grilling, broiling, or pan-searing. It is also used in salads, ceviche, and as an ingredient in various seafood dishes.
Medicinal Use: It is a source of high-quality protein and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health.
Fun Fact: Yellowfin Tuna is a species of tuna found in warm and tropical waters worldwide. It is characterized by its yellow dorsal fin and yellow finlets, which give it its common name. Yellowfin Tuna is highly migratory and is known for its agility and speed, making it a popular game fish among recreational anglers.