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yellowfin Line breaks: yellow|fin
Pronunciation: /ˈjɛlə(ʊ)fɪn/
(also yellowfin tuna)

Definition of yellowfin in English:


A widely distributed, commercially important tuna that has yellow anal and dorsal fins.
  • Thunnus albacares, family Scombridae
Example sentences
  • The rapid advances in this tag technique have led to a wealth of new information on the physiology, behavior and distribution of northern and southern bluefin, bigeye, yellowfin and skipjack tunas.
  • There, the commercial fishermen patiently wait every year for the annual migrations of albacore, skipjack, yellowfin, big-eye and bluefin.
  • Some 80 to 90 percent of the bluefin, yellowfin and bigeye tuna caught by Taiwanese fishermen is exported to Japan, the largest market for seafood in Asia.

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