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

Examples of bigeye tuna in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Top menu options include the bigeye tuna crudo; the 16-ounce New York strip steak served with Argentinian chimichurri; the double-cut pork chop and the local New Jersey fluke, which is served with wild mushrooms and a truffle leek sauce. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 1 May 2022 What if bluefish somehow became as popular as bigeye tuna? Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, 22 Apr. 2022 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, 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,, 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, 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, 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, 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,, 30 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of bigeye tuna

1944, in the meaning defined above

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8 May 2022

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“Bigeye tuna.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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