Tri Marine is a major supplier of tuna raw material to brands and processors around the globe with options ranging from shelf stable to sashimi grade. Our product options are supported by robust vertical integration, which makes us the preferred supplier of brands everywhere.

Skipjack

Katsuwonus pelamis

Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) has abundant populations worldwide which support roughly 58% of the annual global tuna catch, mostly for canning. These fish are harvested in tropical and subtropical areas of all oceans and are important to global food security.

Available catch methods:

  • Conventional Purse Seine
  • Free School / FAD Free
  • Pole & Line

Yellowfin

Thunnus albacares

Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) are the second most popular of the commercial tuna species, prized both as fresh and canned. They make up roughly 27% of the annual global tuna catch, with the majority harvested in the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Available catch methods:

  • Conventional Purse Seine
  • Free School / FAD Free
  • Pole & Line
  • Longline

Bigeye

Thunnus obesus

Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) is one of two species along with Yellowfin often referred to as “Ahi Tuna”. Bigeye is found in all major tropical oceans but the majority of harvest originates from Western Pacific longline vessels. They make up roughly 9% of the total annual global tuna catch.

Available catch methods:

  • Conventional Purse Seine
  • Longline (Circle Hook / Monofilament Leaders)

Albacore

Thunnus alalunga

Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) is popular primarily in the United States and Canada, prized for its light color and taste, and is often compared in flavor and taste to chicken. They make up a small portion of the global tuna catch, roughly 5% of annual totals.

Available catch methods:

  • Longline (Circle Hook / Monofilament Leaders)
  • Pole & Line / Pole & Troll