The word for tuna in Japanese is maguro (鮪) and the English loanword is tsuna (ツナ). Find other tuna related words in the next section.
Interesting facts about tuna in Japan
Tuna, especially bluefin, is a prized fish in Japan. It’s estimated that up to 80% of all the tuna caught in the world ends up in Japan – where it’s mostly consumed raw as sushi and sashimi. Tuna is easily available at any of Japan’s fish markets, but they can get very expensive.