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Low-level radiation has been found in populations of bluefin tuna off the coast of California, a new study has found, noting that the fish are carrying radioactive material from Japanese waters more than 6,000 miles away.
New fish-tagging studies of young bluefin tuna in Atlantic waters off New England by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are offering the first fishery-independent, year-round data on dispersal patterns and habitat use for the popular game fish.
A bluefin tuna has been sold for $736,000 in Tokyo, almost doubling the previous record holder from 2011, with the total price translating to $1,238 per pound.
A new model built around biological data from electronic tags, ear bone microchemistry and fisheries catch data for Atlantic bluefin tuna indicates fishing on one side of the Atlantic influences the other side.
SAN DIEGO, August 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Important Step Achieved in Closing the Life Cycle of Bluefin Tuna Farming in a Commercially Viable Way - Substantial Enhancement of Umami's Sustainable Tuna Farming Model Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc.
The Blackfin Tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) is a species of tuna found only in the western Atlantic Ocean from Cape Cod to Brazil. This is the smallest species of tuna, typically growing to 39 inches in length and weighing 46 lbs. It has an oval-shaped body, black back with slight yellow on the finlets, and yellow on the sides of the body. The dietary needs of this tuna are less than for most other tuna species. It will eat the tiny larvae of king shrimp and mantis shrimp, true shrimp, and...
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