Scientific Name: Thunnus Albacares
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    Vernacular Names:
    Es/Sp: Rabil
    Fr/Fr: Albacore
    In/En: Yellowfin Tuna

    Vernacular Names:
    • Colombia: Albacora, Atún tropical de aleta amarilla
    • Chile: Atún de aleta amarilla
    • Costa Rica: Atún de aleta amarilla
    • Ecuador: Albacora, Atún aleta amarilla, yellowfin, Tuna
    • México: Atún de aleta amarilla
    • Nicaragua: Atún de aleta amarilla
    • Panamá: Atún de aleta amarilla
    • Perú: Atún, Atún de aleta amarilla, tuno, tuno de aleta amarilla

    Commercial names: Albacore, Yellowfin, Tuna, Yellowfin tuna

    Simile of international trade: Thunnus thynnus, T. obesus, T. alalunga

    Fishing season: all year round, mainly in the second semesters.

    Geographical distribution: Sts distribution goes from 32° 43’ N to 37° 00’ S in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

    Length: Its means length is 130 cm (TL), in the artisanal fishing, predominates specimens of up to 67 kg.


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