Tuna shows up in all three categories: canned light tuna is a Best Choice, canned white tuna is a Good Choice, but watch out for Bigeye tuna
- it's a Choice to Avoid.
Our results show that, as with results reported for bigeye tuna
(Holland et al.
(Thunnus obesus) are distributed throughout the Atlantic Ocean between 50[degrees]N and 45[degrees]S, but not in the Mediterranean Sea (ICCAT, 2010).
Using hook depth as a tool to selectively target pelagic species has been used extensively in commercial fisheries for decades, with most of the effort focused on bigeye tuna
, Thunnus obesus, and albacore, Thunnus alalunga, (Suzuki et ah, 1977; Sakagawa et ah, 1987).
The number one beneficiary of the closure will be Pacific bigeye tuna
, which is now at only 20 to 30 percent of its historic level.
The EP has also given the green light to the resumption of imports of bigeye tuna
from Bolivia, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone and Georgia to the EU.
In contrast, larger size tunas such as Bigeye tuna
Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839) caught in Northeastern Brazil exhibit a greater proportion of females (1.
Time is running out to rescue Pacific bigeye tuna
stock and (we urge) fishing nations to jointly reduce catches before it's too late," Greenpeace said in a statement released at a press conference in Tokyo with the World Wide Fund for Nature and environmental research group the Pew Charitable Trusts.
catches increased by more than 7 000 ton in the same period totaling 50 191 ton.
Other menu options include signature favourites such as smoked salmon Oscars, slow-braised lamb shank, mini Kobe burgers with aged cheddar and remoulade and sustainable seafood like Atlantic bigeye tuna
and wild caught yellowtail snapper.
Tuna meeting closes with little commitment to cut bigeye tuna
Bluefish, shark, swordfish, wild sturgeon, opah and bigeye tuna
carry a proportionately large mercury burden as well.
ICCAT to maintain annual bigeye tuna
fishing quota until 2015
Most yellowfin and bigeye tuna
stocks cannot sustain increased fishing and in certain regions, such as die Pacific, catch limits and other conservation measures arc needed to give the Jipecies a chance to recover.
Meanwhile, Asda has relabelled all its Smart Price and standard-tier canned tuna with the species name 'skipjack' after taking steps to ensure no bycatch species, such as bigeye tuna
, were being caught.