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Skipjack Tuna
Katsuwonus pelamis

Common Names: skippy, oceanic skipjack, striped tuna
  Skipjack Tuna
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Skipjack Tuna are easily distinguished by longitudinal stripes across the belly and the high gillraker count, the highest amongst the mackerel family (53-63).

The meat of the Skipjack Tuna is dark when cleaned, but turns graywhite when cooked. They are a fun species on light tackle, but do not put up as good a fight as the bonito or little tunny.

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