Tuna, Skipjack

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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

Skipjack 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

Add 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

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


For Your Retail Display

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.