Little Tunny

Kubrita

Euthynnus alletteratus

Caution

Caught:

In Malta the main fishing methods used to catch little tunny include: jigs, gill nets, trolling lines, drifting long lines and trammel nets.

Availability:

It is commonly available during the summer months.

Facts:

The Little Tunny is highly sought after in sport fishing due to its great speed and its resistance and strength once hooked. It is this fighting attribute that has seen the status of this fish elevate from trash fish to that of prized game fish.

Our suggestion:

Due to the fishing methods used and the decline in population of such fish, fish4tomorrow has recommend that you Eat in Moderation.