Atlantic Yellowfin Tuna

Thunnus albacares

Also Known As

Tuna, Ahi

U.S. wild-caught Atlantic yellowfin tuna is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.





U.S. wild-caught from Massachusetts to Texas.


Yellowfin tuna has a mild, meaty flavor. It’s more flavorful than albacore, but leaner than bluefin tuna.


The meat is firm and moist with large flakes.


Meat is bright red when raw and turns brown to grayish-tan when cooked.

Health Benefits

Yellowfin tuna is low in saturated fat and sodium and is a very good source of protein, thiamin, selenium, vitamin B6, and omega-3s.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 109
Protein 24.4 g
Fat, total 0.49 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.172 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 45 mg

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