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What's The Difference?

They’re both tuna so how different can they be? Actually, in more ways than you might think.


Where It’s Caught: mainly in tropical regions of the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic Oceans
Life Span: 7 years
Cooked Appearance: pink
Flavor: rich flavor
Texture: dense, soft
Other names: "Ahi" in Hawaiian
Popularity: most widely served tuna in sushi bars
Presence: represents 29% of the world's tuna catch


Where It’s Caught: primarily in temperate regions of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Life Span: 12 years
Cooked Appearance: white
Flavor: subtle, mild flavor
Texture: dry, chunky
Other names: white tuna
Popularity: the #1 selling canned tuna in the United States
Presence: represents 5% of the world's tuna catch
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