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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Canada - Northeast Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

4.117 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Longtail

Thunnus tonggol

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Indonesia - Western Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

3.023 / 5

Market Names

Oriental Bonito, Maguro, Tongol Tuna, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

United States - Eastern Central Pacific Ocean | Northeast Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

3.972 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Japan - Northwest Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

3.972 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Northeast Atlantic Ocean | Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

4.436 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

Southwest Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

3.972 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (Free School / Non-FAD / FSC / Non-Associated)

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean | Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.952 / 5

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches Atlantic sailfish, which is undergoing overfishing.


Management: It is unknown if bycatch mitigation is effective.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - North Atlantic albacore artisanal fishery

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
North Atlantic albacore artisanal fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australian Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and swordfish)

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australian Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and swordfish)

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - North Atlantic albacore artisanal fishery

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Mechanized)

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
North Atlantic albacore artisanal fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - New Zealand albacore tuna troll

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
New Zealand albacore tuna troll

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Maldives pole & line skipjack tuna

Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 51 (Indian Ocean, Western)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Maldives pole & line skipjack tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Japanese Pole and Line skipjack and albacore tuna fishery

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Japanese Pole and Line skipjack and albacore tuna fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US North Atlantic swordfish, yellowfin, and albacore tuna fishery

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 21 (Atlantic, Northwest) and FAO Area 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US North Atlantic swordfish, yellowfin, and albacore tuna fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - AAFA and WFOA South Pacific albacore tuna

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central) and FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
AAFA and WFOA South Pacific albacore tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - American Samoa EEZ Albacore and Yellowfin Longline Fishery

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
American Samoa EEZ Albacore and Yellowfin Longline Fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Canada Highly Migratory Species Foundation (CHMSF) British Columbia Albacore Tuna North Pacific

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Canada Highly Migratory Species Foundation (CHMSF) British Columbia Albacore Tuna North Pacific

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Fiji Albacore, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna longline

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Fiji Albacore, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna longline

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Jigs

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Solomon Islands skipjack and yellowfin tuna purse seine and pole and line

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Solomon Islands skipjack and yellowfin tuna purse seine and pole and line

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australian Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and swordfish)

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australian Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and swordfish)

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - PT Citraraja Ampat, Sorong pole and line Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
PT Citraraja Ampat, Sorong pole and line Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Fiji Albacore, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna longline

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Fiji Albacore, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna longline

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - PT Citraraja Ampat, Sorong pole and line Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
PT Citraraja Ampat, Sorong pole and line Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - American Samoa EEZ Albacore and Yellowfin Longline Fishery

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
American Samoa EEZ Albacore and Yellowfin Longline Fishery

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Canada Highly Migratory Species Foundation (CHMSF) British Columbia Albacore Tuna North Pacific

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Jigs

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Canada Highly Migratory Species Foundation (CHMSF) British Columbia Albacore Tuna North Pacific

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Indonesia pole-and-line and handline, skipjack and yellowfin tuna of Western and Central Pacific archipelagic waters

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - AAFA and WFOA South Pacific albacore tuna

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Jigs

Location

FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central) and FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
AAFA and WFOA South Pacific albacore tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - AAFA and WFOA South Pacific albacore tuna

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central) and FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
AAFA and WFOA South Pacific albacore tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US North Atlantic swordfish, yellowfin, and albacore tuna fishery

Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Buoy Gear

Location

FAO Area 21 (Atlantic, Northwest) and FAO Area 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US North Atlantic swordfish, yellowfin, and albacore tuna fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US North Atlantic swordfish, yellowfin, and albacore tuna fishery

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Buoy Gear

Location

FAO Area 21 (Atlantic, Northwest) and FAO Area 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US North Atlantic swordfish, yellowfin, and albacore tuna fishery

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australian Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and swordfish)

Variety

Tuna, Bigeye

Thunnus obesus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australian Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and swordfish)

Market Names

Ahi, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - North Buru and Maluku Fair Trade Fishing Associations, Indonesian Handline Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
North Buru and Maluku Fair Trade Fishing Associations, Indonesian Handline Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.918 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.994 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.994 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.333 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean | Northeast Atlantic Ocean | Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.656 / 5

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean | Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.492 / 5

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean | Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.492 / 5

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches overfished bigeye tuna, which has not yet been addressed by management

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

United States - Northwest Atlantic Ocean | Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.761 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Catches of at-risk turtles, sharks and bigeye tuna are of serious concern.

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Canada - Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.098 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean | Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.656 / 5

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches overfished bigeye tuna, which has not yet been addressed by management

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Variety

Tuna, Southern Bluefin

Thunnus maccoyii

Method

Farmed

Net Pens / Cages (Marine Only)

Location

Australia

Overall Rating

5.04 / 10

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Southern Tunny, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin

Thunnus orientalis

Method

Farmed

Net Pens / Cages (Marine Only)

Location

Mexico

Overall Rating

2.87 / 10

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Northern Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin

Thunnus orientalis

Method

Wild

Gillnets (Drifting)

Location

United States: California - Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

1.987 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Northern Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin

Thunnus orientalis

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Japan - Northwest Pacific Ocean (Specifically: Bluefin Fishery)

Overall Rating

2.098 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Northern Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin

Thunnus orientalis

Method

Farmed

Net Pens / Cages (Marine Only)

Location

Japan

Overall Rating

2.3 / 10

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Northern Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin

Thunnus orientalis

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Northwest Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

1.403 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Northern Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (Free School / Non-FAD / FSC / Non-Associated)

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean | Western Central Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.769 / 5

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches Atlantic sailfish, which is undergoing overfishing.


Management: It is unknown if bycatch mitigation is effective.

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Variety

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.333 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Canada - Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.403 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Mediterranean Sea

Overall Rating

1.631 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Farmed

Net Pens / Cages (Marine Only)

Location

Mediterranean Sea

Overall Rating

4.42 / 10

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin

Thunnus orientalis

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

Japan - Northwest Pacific Ocean (Specifically: Bluefin Fishery)

Overall Rating

2.098 / 5

Market Names

Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Kuromaguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Northern Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines (Hand-Operated)

Location

Southeast Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.656 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches overfished swordfish.

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

1.918 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Trolling Lines

Location

Southeast Atlantic Ocean | Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.656 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches overfished swordfish.

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (Free School / Non-FAD / FSC / Non-Associated)

Location

Northwest Pacific Ocean | Southwest Pacific Ocean | Western Central Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

2.761 / 5

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

Bycatch: Fishery catches at-risk species of rays and whale sharks.


Management: There are some measures in place to prevent overfishing and reduce bycatch, but more protections are needed.

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

Mediterranean Sea

Overall Rating

1.7 / 5

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Kiribati albacore, bigeye and yellowfin tuna longline fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Kiribati albacore, bigeye and yellowfin tuna longline fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Kiribati albacore, bigeye and yellowfin tuna longline fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Kiribati albacore, bigeye and yellowfin tuna longline fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Bigeye

Thunnus obesus

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SZLC CSFC & FZLC FSM EEZ Longline Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna

Market Names

Ahi, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SZLC, CSFC & FZLC Cook Islands EEZ South Pacific albacore, yellowfin and bigeye longline

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
French Polynesia albacore and yellowfin longline fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
PNA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin, unassociated / non FAD set, tuna purse seine

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (Free School / Non-FAD / FSC / Non-Associated)

Location

FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (Set on Dolphins)

Location

FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), FAO Area 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Echebastar Indian Ocean purse seine skipjack tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SZLC, CSFC & FZLC Cook Islands EEZ South Pacific albacore, yellowfin and bigeye longline

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SZLC, CSFC & FZLC Cook Islands EEZ South Pacific albacore, yellowfin and bigeye longline

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SZLC, CSFC & FZLC Cook Islands EEZ South Pacific albacore, yellowfin and bigeye longline

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
PNA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin, unassociated / non FAD set, tuna purse seine

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (Set on Dolphins)

Location

FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Solomon Islands skipjack and yellowfin tuna purse seine and pole and line

Market Names

Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Solomon Islands skipjack and yellowfin tuna purse seine and pole and line

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Talleys New Zealand Skipjack Tuna Purse Seine

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Usufuku Honten Northeast Atlantic longline bluefin tuna fishery

Market Names

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 37 (Mediterranean and Black Sea)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SATHOAN French Mediterranean Bluefin tuna artisanal longline and handline fishery

Market Names

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Bluefin

Thunnus thynnus

Method

Wild

Handlines and Pole-and-Lines

Location

FAO Area 37 (Mediterranean and Black Sea)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SATHOAN French Mediterranean Bluefin tuna artisanal longline and handline fishery

Market Names

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Giant Bluefin Tuna, Hon Maguro, Maguro, Northern Bluefin Tuna, Toro, Tuna, Tunny

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 61 (Pacific, Northwest) and FAO 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Owasebussan Co. Ltd. North Pacific Longline Fishery for Albacore, Yellowfin, & Bigeye Tuna

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Method

Wild

Longlines (Pelagic / Shallow-Set / Drifting)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Solomon Islands longline albacore and yellowfin tuna fishery

Market Names

Canned White Tuna, Germon, Longfinned Tuna, Maguro, Tombo, Tombo Ahi, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), FAO Area 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
CFTO Indian Ocean Purse Seine Skipjack fishery

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (FAD / Fish Aggregating Device / Floating Object)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
WPSTA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin purse seine fishery

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

Record is part of June 2021 scope extension

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Tri Marine Western and Central Pacific Skipjack and Yellowfin Tuna

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (FAD / Fish Aggregating Device / Floating Object)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
WPSTA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin purse seine fishery

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

Record is part of June 2021 scope extension

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Variety

Tuna, Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Method

Wild

Purse Seines (FAD / Fish Aggregating Device / Floating Object)

Location

FAO Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
WPSTA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin purse seine fishery

Market Names

Aku, Canned Light Tuna, Katsuo, Lesser Tuna, Maguro, Ocean Bonito, Tuna

Summary

Record is part of June 2021 scope extension

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