What are the most common types of canned tuna?
Throughout history, tuna has been one of the most sought after fish to catch. It is delicious and is a source for nutrients such as protein, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids. There are over 48 different species of tuna, but we tend to only find a handful are caught and sold as canned tuna. The most common types of tuna fish include:
Each of these tuna has different characteristics which make them especially popular as canned tuna.
Know Before You Buy
All of these three types of tuna fish are unique and delicious. When selecting what type of canned tuna you would like to buy, be sure to look at its sustainability and if it is dolphin safe. Enjoy!