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2008-02-18 08:50:00

Giant bluefin tuna are in trouble, primarily because the powerful muscles that propel their extensive ocean migrations come with an Achilles' heel: They're tasty. All three species of bluefins have seen their population plummet in the past 50 years.

2008-01-09 06:00:00

The recent development of daytime recreational deep-dropping in South Florida is a double-edged swordfishery, according to participants. Catching big swordfish under the sun has been a huge boon to the charter boat industry and the recreational community.

2006-07-05 18:05:00

Bluefin tuna risk being fished to extinction in the North East Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, a conservation group warned Wednesday, appealing for an immediate ban on catches of the highly prized fish.

2006-07-04 19:05:00

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Illegal fishing has devastated Europe's stocks of the highly prized bluefin tuna and threatens the species' survival in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.

2005-11-16 15:43:49

ROME (Reuters) - Countries are ignoring limits on fishing in the Mediterranean Sea, endangering the existence of one of the highly prized bluefin tuna, the environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.

2005-11-16 15:40:00

Countries are ignoring limits on fishing in the Mediterranean Sea, endangering the existence of one of the highly prized bluefin tuna, the environmental campaign group WWF said on Wednesday.

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2004-12-06 12:34:55

An international decision that it's illegal to cut the fins off of a shark and then dump the carcass is a great first step, but more is needed to protect sharks, experts say.


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