Definitions

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  • n. A yellowfin tuna, an individual member of that species.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large squeteague.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as redfin, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics

Etymologies

yellow +‎ fin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Blue-water fish such as yellowfin, bigeye tuna, and marlin -- all in decline -- will be big winners because they breed in these waters.

    My Left Wing - Front Page

  • The crudo section of the menu proffers pristine preparations such as yellowfin tuna (with green apple and yellow pepper juice), Key West pink shrimp (with olive oil, key lime juice, and chili), and the aforementioned oysters.

    Miami New Times | Complete Issue

  • Well, one bit of reassurance: "Worms in large tuna (such as yellowfin, bluefin, and big-eye) are exceedingly rare" and "parasites are virtually nonexistent in tuna meat sold fresh in the U.S."

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • When I use tuna, I always make a point to use the more sustainable, less endangered yellowfin tuna.

    Sushi Day » Protesting Bluefin Tuna » Print

  • But so many of the larger carnivorous fish, like bluefin, yellowfin, or bigeye, have such high levels of mercury in their bodies that has built up over their lifetime – not good for us humans eating them.

    Menu For Hope 6

  • (Many top sushi restaurants no longer serve bluefin tune, opting for the more sustainable yellowfin tuna.)

    Sushi Day » Protesting Bluefin Tuna » Print

  • For Le Bernardin's yellowfin tuna with foie gras, Mr. Sohm likes a 2009 Botani Moscatel Seco .

    The Odd Couple of Food and Wine

  • Those looking to grub heavier can hit the full menu, where you'll find everything from yellowfin Teqa Tartare w/ avocado, cukes, and shallots, to a guac-topped sirloin burger with chorizo & applewood bacon, which won't leave you saying "Why can't this be love?"

    Thrillist: Teqa: 120 Tequilas And Derek Jeter's Tacos

  • Which replaced my other favorite ... fresh yellowfin tuna sushi, shaved thin shashimi style, drizzled with sea water (forget the soy sauce) ... accompanied with cool watermelon slices and Coca-Cola from a glass bottle.

    The Best Camp Dinner Ever

  • Tarpon on a fly rod or yellowfin on a penn spinning rod deffinetly for salt and a fat muskie on a medium tackle ugly stick for fresh.

    What is the fish that you have never caught, but you would really like to? I want to catch a tarpon on a fly rod.

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