Skipjack Tuna

Canned Skipjack Tuna (Katsuwonus Pelamis)

Skipjack Canned Tuna FishSkipjack Tuna is found along the surface of tropical ocean waters.

Skipjack tuna is a fast, stream-lined fish. It is of medium size compared to other species of tuna, growing up to 3 feet in length. It is regarded as being one most stable and sustainable tuna because of its excellent reproductively, making it a popular catch amongst commercial fisheries.

It is, however, considered to have a moderate amount of mercury contamination, and is not recommended to be eaten in large amounts by pregnant women or small children.