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n. - Able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound; Medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; Oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic.

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  • Very true, skipjack is a type of tuna so that could definitely be the cause of all the confusion.
  • The other common species in the area is skipjack, which is still believed to be plentiful and is used for canning.
  • The smaller tunas, such as skipjack are most often used for these products.
  • The fish was caught using frozen skipjack herring. for more
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