Tuna, Skipjack

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Species Name:
Katsuwonus pelamis
Sustainability Rating:

YellowYellow – Good Alternative

What:

Skipjack is a prolific member of the tuna family and is one of the world’s most important capture fisheries.

When:
Available year-round
Where/How:

How – Wild Caught/Longline

Yellow – Good Alternative

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsSkipjack tuna can be found canned, smoked, dried, fresh or frozen. It’s a popular sushi fish (katsu) and is a key ingredient in Dashi (Japanese fish stock).

 

For Your Menu

MenuAdd Skipjack to your sushi menu, or serve it grilled, poached or seared.  Canned skipjack tuna has a variety of uses from a classic tuna salad, tuna melts and more.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffLet your guests know this fast growing tuna is well managed and rather resilient to fishing pressure.


For Your Retail Display

Retail This is a well-priced Tuna for your retail case – ask your Santa Monica Seafood Sales Rep if they have any suggestions adding it to your order guide.