bluefin tuna

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But the bluefin tuna has definitely returned to Danish waters.
Currently, the bluefin tuna in the GOM is managed as an incidental bycatch species, and no active targeting of it is allowed.
Atlantic bluefin tuna can exceed 2000lb and are a close relative of the Pacific bluefin tuna and the southern bluefin tuna.
The population of Atlantic herring has increased over the past two decades, suggesting that foraging conditions should have been favorable for bluefin tuna. A decline in bluefin tuna despite abundant prey resources was puzzling, so the researchers tested hypotheses related to the energetic payoff of eating herring of various sizes, comparing this across different regions of the northwest Atlantic.
AaAaAeAcThe high price paid today for a single Pacific bluefin tuna shou not distract from the dire status of the species, which has been depleted by more than 97 percent by years of overfishing,AaAaAeAc said Jamie Gibbo a Pacific bluefin tuna expert for the Pew Charitable Trusts, in a statement.
Therefore, it appeared a little odd when Japan's fisheries agency said in late October that it would consider asking its fish importers to avoid buying Pacific bluefin tuna from Mexico to pressure the Mexican government to take measures to avoid overfishing of this species.
Friends Sarah Little, 22, Laura Pickervance, 23, Hannah Ford, 24, Shauna Creamer, 23, and Charlotte Chambers, 24, were on a kayaking trip when they spotted the rare 400lb bluefin tuna floating dead off Kingsand, Cornwall, on Saturday.
The global appetite for bluefin tuna has destroyed the species, pushing it to the brink of extinction.
Greek, Maltese, Spanish, French and Italian vessels have exhausted their quotas for bluefin tuna and the authorities from the member states concerned have called these fishing vessels back to port.
TOKYO -- A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year.
Elevated levels of radioactive material from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011 have been found in bluefin tuna caught off the coast of California.
A BLUEFIN tuna, caught off northern Japan, fetched a record 56.49 million Yen (pounds 473,000) in the first auction of the year at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market yesterday.
Summary: The season for an ancient and spectacular tuna-fishing technique has begun off Spain's southwest coast, and fishermen fear it could soon disappear if fleets of factory ships elsewhere keep overfishing prized Atlantic bluefin tuna.