bigeye tuna


Definition of bigeye tuna

: a large-eyed tuna (Thunnus obesus) that has long pectoral fins and often a bluish stripe on the side and is found in warm ocean waters worldwide

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Recent Examples on the Web But the chefs have created a curbside menu that includes some of Uchi’s beloved dishes for take-home, like a cold raw fish dish called akami te, made with watermelon and bigeye tuna. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Why the next 45 days are crucial for restaurant survival in Dallas-Fort Worth," 22 July 2020 Delicious when cooked, haramo is also far less expensive than toro and can come from more sustainable species like yellow fin and bigeye tuna. Janelle Bitker,, "Tuna belly burger restaurant Masabaga opens in Oakland," 9 July 2020 Large, long-living fish like bigeye tuna, swordfish, shark, king mackerel and orange roughy have the highest mercury levels and are best avoided. Rachel Meltzer Warren, New York Times, "The Foods to Avoid When You’re Pregnant," 17 Apr. 2020 And the sliced amberjack, halibut and bigeye tuna in the chirashizushi was a glistening bed of flower petals. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, "Sanity, delivered," 11 Apr. 2020 What to expect: Head to the bar and lounge of this upscale steakhouse for $6 beers; $10 Lil’ Brgs sliders, crab tortellini and short rib ravioli; and $12 shrimp cocktail, bigeye tuna tartare and strawberry cobbler and cucumber stiletto cocktails. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, "Best happy hours and dining deals on the Las Vegas Strip: Where to eat well and save money," 6 Mar. 2020 Seared slices of bigeye tuna got a tasty crunch thanks to the fried bubu rice crackers (picture crisped rice) coating the outside. Lauren Delgado,, "Urban Hibachi Sushi & Grill plates up elegant Japanese fare," 30 June 2018 Tuna is a star — both in ahi tuna tostadas, crisp chips topped with raw fish, avocado, sesame, and a soy drizzle, and a main course of bigeye tuna. Devra First,, "At Mastro’s Ocean Club and LoLa 42 in the Seaport, an escape from the known city," 12 Mar. 2018 What to order Shrimp cocktail, ahi tuna tostada, bigeye tuna sashimi style, crab and truffle gnocchi. Devra First,, "At Mastro’s Ocean Club and LoLa 42 in the Seaport, an escape from the known city," 12 Mar. 2018

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1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Bigeye tuna.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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