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What is the difference between Albacore and Tuna?

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J. Pollock

J. Pollock

J. Pollock
J. Pollock, Science Professor, Los Angeles

Answered Jul 31, 2019

There is no big difference between Albacore and Tuna. Albacore is just a type of out of like seven species of Tuna. Albacore is a large marine fish with edible flesh, and it is also known as white meat because it is the only one out of many species of tuna that has the real white meat. Albacore is very popular and it is easy to get in the market.

There is no big difference between Albacore and Tuna. Albacore is just a type of out of like seven
Most times, albacores are caught together with yellowfins. The differences between albacore and tuna will be discussed in relation to other species of tuna. Albacore is very expensive compared to other types of tuna. It doesn't have a fishy taste like other types of tuna. The fat content of albacore is very much higher than the other types of tuna. It also has higher calories compared to other types of tuna. Finally, albacore is just a specie of tuna.

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H. Barnes, Unemployed, Barnes, Atlanta

Answered Jul 26, 2019

Tuna is a popular and healthy food. There are many ways to make tuna and many flavors to it, that can make anyone a lover of it. There are many types of tuna available, and albacore is one of those types. After yellowfin, albacore is the most popular, sought after tuna in the United States.

Tuna is a popular and healthy food. There are many ways to make tuna and many flavors to it, that

It comes from areas by the Pacific ocean. Compared to regular tuna, albacore is less fishy tasting and doesn't taste like metallic. Instead, it has a mild tuna flavor. Regular tuna is lower priced and has lesser calories than albacore. A benefit of albacore is that it has less mercury.

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