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2014-12-02 23:01:32

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council has written to Federal officials in opposition to proposed harvest cuts for Pacific bigeye tuna.

2014-08-04 08:55:56

A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found among other things that these fish cover a wide geographical range with pronounced north-south movements from Georges Bank to the Brazilian shelf, and they favor a high-use area off Cape Hatteras southwest of Bermuda for foraging.

Tuna Threatened By Overfishing
2012-12-03 06:28:01

Environmentalists, fishing experts, and Pacific Island nations are concerned over depleting stocks of the bigeye tuna, and are calling for stricter catch limits to help prevent overfishing.

Numbers Of Overfished Tuna Could Improve With Pacific Fishing Zones
2012-11-14 12:58:29

University of Hawaii “‘ SOEST Marine zoning in the Pacific Ocean, in combination with other measures, could significantly improve numbers of heavily overfished bigeye tuna and improve local economies, a fish modelling study has found. Scientists working at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC, Noumea, New Caledonia) and Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS, Toulouse, France), have found that a network of marine zones...

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2010-11-24 12:40:00

According to a new report based on genetic analysis, 30 percent of cannned tunas tested in a dozen countries were mislabeled or had other irregularities.

2010-08-11 11:30:00

Wasteful fishing gear catches and kills thousands of endangered, protected marine animals WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2010-04-21 07:51:08

New research showing that that mercury levels are higher in some species of tuna could help consumers minimize their consumption of the silvery metal in their sushi and provide a powerful new tool for regulatory organizations.

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2009-10-25 06:00:00

Hawaii’s State Board of Land and Natural Resources has voted to approve the development of the first tuna farm in the US.

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2009-10-01 07:42:45

A bluefin tuna, tagged by AZTI-Tecnalia in August 2008, 15 miles to the north of Donostia-San Sebastián, was caught on 15 August of this year by a pleasure craft 88 miles north of Bakio.


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