Albacore is a Tuna and a member of the Mackerel family, Scombridae. This “torpedo” shaped fish is boneless and skinless and an excellent choice for those who adore tuna but are concerned about the state of the oceans. Caught using a hand line from a sustainable fishery in the North Pacific. Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood WATCH® considers troll and pole-and-line caught Albacore from the U.S. Pacific, Canadian Pacific and South Pacific to be a "Best Choice" as "there is little or no bycatch."
Albacore is an excellent source of protein, low in sodium, and contains the highest concentrations of heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids in the tuna family.