Latest Pacific bluefin tuna Stories
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.
Researchers at the Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO) have taken a new step towards achieving the domestication of bluefin tuna.
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.
In the news release, CITES Fails to Protect Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, issued 18-Mar-2010 by Pew Environment Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that there is an updated first paragraph.
Pew Urges ICCAT to Learn its Lesson in Doha and Act to Save This Fish DOHA, Qatar, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan Lieberman, director of international policy for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) committee vote on Monaco's proposal to prohibit international trade of Atlantic bluefin tuna.
While most of us would never willingly consume a highly endangered species, doing so might be as easy as plucking sushi from a bento box.
A giant Atlantic bluefin tuna weighing more than half a ton had the honor of being fitted with the 1000th electronic tracking tag placed on this threatened species when it was caught and released on Monday (October 20) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off Port Hood, Nova Scotia.
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